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Conforming with Therapeutic Goods (Standard for Medicinal Cannabis) (TGO 93) Order 2017

6 November 2020

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What TGO 93 applies to

TGO 93 applies to:

  • any medicinal cannabis product imported into, exported from, or supplied in Australia
  • cannabis plant used in the manufacture of medicinal cannabis products (e.g. as an ingredient or as a starting material for an extract used as an ingredient)
  • any other ingredients used in the manufacture of medicinal cannabis products, such as excipients
  • steps and procedures carried out in the manufacture of medicinal cannabis products

TGO 93 does not apply to medicinal cannabis products:

  • imported by a member of a group of persons visiting Australia to participate in a national or international sporting event, as described in item 4 of Schedule 5A to the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990
  • imported by a member of the military forces of another country visiting Australia for military training, as described in item 8 of Schedule 5A to the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990
  • imported by a medical practitioner or member of a medical team accompanying a critically ill patient, as described in item 10 of Schedule 5A to the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990
  • imported by a member of a group of persons that includes the Head of Government or Head of State of a foreign country and senior Government officials of that country, who are visiting Australia on official business, as described in item 11 of Schedule 5A to the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990
  • that are part of the medical supplies of a marine vessel or an aircraft visiting Australia for use in treatment of a passenger or crew member, as described in item 12 of Schedule 5A to the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990
  • that are described in item 1 of Schedule 5 to the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990

What TGO 93 applies to is defined in Section 6 of TGO 93.

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