There are no restrictions imposed by the Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA) on the conditions that a doctor can apply to access medicinal cannabis for their patient. The TGA states that they will consider any condition lasting longer than 3 months that has not responded to conventional treatments.

To date, the TGA has approved SAS applications including, but not limited to, the following indications:

  • Chronic pain

  • Cancer pain

  • Neuropathic pain

  • Palliative care

  • Epilepsy

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Dementia

  • Autism

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Spasticity from neurological conditions

  • Anorexia and wasting associated with chronic illness (such as cancer)

  • Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

TGA guidance for patients

What conditions can medicinal cannabis be prescribed for?

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