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The Top 3 Medical Conditions Treated with Cannabis

The support to use medical-grade cannabis has skyrocketed in Australia after its legalisation in February 2016. The ever-growing body of research that proves the therapeutic benefits of cannabis has garnered a huge following among patients that are seeking effective treatment for medical conditions including cancer, depression, HIV/AIDS and epilepsy, to name a few.  If you are suffering from an illness or disease and are wondering if medical cannabis is right for you, we have enumerated the top 5 most common conditions that can be treated with medical cannabis.  Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis is a medical condition that affects the brain…

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The Most Recognised Medical Conditions Treated with Cannabis in Australia

A growing number of Australians are utilising medical cannabis to treat chronic illnesses and eating disorders. Since the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has relaxed its restrictions in the prescription of medical cannabis in 2018, patients and healthcare professionals alike are considering medical cannabis treatment over traditional methods.  The legalisation of medical cannabis has made it a more popular treatment option for thousands of Australians. Individuals suffering from certain medical conditions can now go to doctors who are authorised to dispense and prescribe medical cannabis. Self-medication and illegal purchase are expected to go down due to its legalisation, resulting in safe…

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Most Common Indications for Medical Cannabis Treatment in Australia

Access to medical-grade cannabis is legal for patients with a current prescription approved by the Australian government. There are several types of medical cannabis available although access and purchase are tightly regulated as research into the efficacy and safety of medical cannabis in the treatment of medical conditions and ailments are still ongoing.  Medical-Grade Cannabis in Australia Under Australian law, medical-grade cannabis oil and other medical-grade cannabis products shall only be available to individuals who have valid and verified prescription from doctors who are licensed and registered with both State and Federal levels of Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). If you…

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The Top 3 Medical Cannabis Treatment You Should Know About

This article will serve as a brief introduction to the benefits that are derived from medical-grade cannabis. Also, we will enumerate the treatments that are being implemented in combination with medical-grade cannabis oil.   Medical grade cannabis and cannabis oil are now being used in the treatment and management of a wide spectrum of medical conditions and treatments. The medical applications generally fall under three categories namely, pain management, effective treatment of various movement disorders, and mental health care management.  Medical Grade Cannabis Oil Applications in Australia Since the introduction of medical cannabis oil in Australia, a growing number of healthcare…

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The 3 Most Important Cannabis Medical Uses You Should Know

A growing number of Australians are now utilising medical cannabis in the treatment and management of chronic medical conditions and ailments. The increase of medical cannabis scripts that are now approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) further boosted public interest to medicate with cannabis, too! You may be wondering when it is safe and effective to use cannabis. If you are, here are the top indications of medical cannabis as recommended by physicians:   Treatment of Chronic Pain The therapeutic effect of cannabis comes from almost 100 bioactive molecules called cannabinoid- a group of natural chemicals that adhere to…

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The Key Benefits of Medical Cannabis Legalisation in Australia

Amendments to the federal Narcotics Drug Act 1967 paved the way to the decriminalization of medical cannabis in certain Australian territories. Medical cannabis is now readily available to patients upon prescription. Allowing the use of cannabis for medical purposes means that the Australian government recognises the therapeutic value that cannabis can offer in the treatment of common medical conditions to management of serious diseases. The Medical Cannabis Industry in Australia The legalization of medical cannabis in Australia inspired the creation of the Medical Cannabis Industry of Australia or MCIA, an organisation which aims to introduce medical cannabis cultivated in Australia…

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