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Am I Eligible Medical Cannabis Therapy?

To be eligible for medical cannabis therapy, you must satisfy the following criteria:

Those who have a chronic diagnosed medical condition persisting for over 3 months.

Those who have failed traditional treatment options including, but not limited to, ineffective treatment for symptom control and/or undesirable side effects.


Who is NOT eligible for medical cannabis therapies?

Children under 18 years of age.

Pregnant women.

Patients suffering from previous or current substance misuse/abuse issues or schizophrenia.


How do I know if I am eligible?

At Chronic Doctors Pty Ltd., we walk you through the entire journey step by step. Your journey with us starts with an initial consultation, at this point we work through your medical history and background to ensure we can support you safely and effectively.


Learn more about our consultation process here.

What conditions can medical cannabis therapies be prescribed for?


Health practitioners may be able to use medicinal cannabis therapies to support patients for a number of health reasons.


For more information, please see the TGA overview of medicinal cannabis and the SAS sections on their website.


There are wide range of conditions that medical cannabis treatment has, under some circumstances, been approved for.


To date, the TGA have approved previous SAS applications for the following conditions:

Chronic pain

Cancer pain/symptoms


Anxiety and/or depression


Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

Migraines ad hedaches

Alzheimer’s disease
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Crohn’s disease
Epilepsy and seizures
Multiple sclerosis and muscle spasms