Medicinal Cannabis About to Get Green Light in Tasmania, but Concerns Linger Over Who will Qualify

Tasmanians will be able to apply to access medicinal cannabis from Friday, but doctors and advocates have concerns about how the scheme will work.

East Tamar mother Lyn Cleaver uses medicinal cannabis to treat her 26-year-old son Jeremy’s seizures.

She has applied to access Tasmania’s Controlled Access Scheme but there are no guarantees and no answers about when the medication will be available.

“It’s first the medication that we’ve given Jeremy that comes side-effect free, which is remarkable.”

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