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Prescriptions for medicinal cannabis to be available under new South Australian rules from Monday


Patients will have easier access to medicinal cannabis under new rules to take effect from Monday. Photo: istock PATIENTS will have easier access to medicinal cannabis under new rules to take effect from Monday. Under the regulations, South Australian medical specialists will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis to patients for short terms without State Government approval. However, the move will be balanced by other safety nets including the retention of strong checks and balances for those patients wanting prescriptions for two months or more. The State Government hopes the move will not only make it easier for patients to access medicinal cannabis