Regulations


NSW Health’s Pharmaceutical Services provides information for health professionals on regulations around applying for authority to prescribe and supply Schedule 8 cannabis medicines. This includes:

  • Requirements on the prescriber
  • Requirements on the product
  • Writing a prescription
  • Dispensing
  • Manufacture
  • Import
  • Wholesale supply
  • Storage

Visit the Pharmaceutical Services’ webpage on cannabis medicines.

Visit the Children and vulnerable people section of this website for advice for health professionals on prescribing cannabis medicines to children and vulnerable patients.