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Webinar presentation: Medicinal cannabis - Changes to Special Access Scheme (SAS) and Authorised Prescriber applications, 22 November 2021

23 November 2021


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  • Presented by: Petra Bismire, Thearapeutic Goods Administration
  • Presented at: Online
  • Presentation date: Monday 22 November 2021
  • Presentation summary: Presentation explaining how medical practitioners can apply to access certain medicinal cannabis medicines via the Authorised Prescriber Established History of use pathway (no ethics committee approval required) and guide you through applying to prescribe 'unapproved' medicinal cannabis products by category of active ingredient.