Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

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Breakdown

  • Any specialist can prescribe medicinal cannabis for any patient they believe will benefit from treatment, just as they would for any other controlled or restricted medicine.
  • Visitors to Queensland who have a valid prescription for medicinal cannabis from another jurisdiction will no longer require a specific Queensland approval.
  • The bill also removes the requirement for pharmacists to hold an approval to dispense medicinal cannabis and researchers to hold an approval to conduct a clinical trial.
  • It will remain illegal for the Queensland public to grow cannabis for medicinal purposes

History

2019.04.03 - Bill Passed

http://tv.parliament.qld.gov.au/?reference=0Mba20190403_143132

2019.01.24 - Committee Hearing

2018.12.05 - Public Briefing

2018.11.13 - Bill Reading

Links

Bill Homepage:

https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/view/html/bill.first/bill-2018-035

http://tv.parliament.qld.gov.au/?reference=0Mba20181113_121719

https://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/documents/tableOffice/BillMaterial/181113/Health.pdf

https://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/work-of-committees/committees/HCDSDFVPC/inquiries/current-inquiries/HealthOLAB18