TGA on med cannabis

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THE Ther­a­peu­tic Goods Adm­ni­sis­tra­tion (TGA) pre­sented on ‘Clin­i­cal ev­i­dence and ac­cess for medic­i­nal cannabis prod­ucts’ at the re­cent GP17 RACGP Con­fer­ence, and has posted the pre­sen­ta­tion slide set on its web­site.

TGA’s Phar­ma­covig­i­lance and Spe­cial Ac­cess Branch prin­ci­pal med­i­cal ad­viser Dr Tony Gill pre­sented the gov­ern­ment’s in­tent in terms of cannabis prod­ucts, reg­u­la­tory and ac­cess is­sues and the vary­ing lev­els of ev­i­dence across dif­fer­ent ther­a­peu­tic uses in­clud­ing epilepsy, can­cer and HIV in­duced nau­sea and vom­it­ting, pal­lia­tive care, mul­ti­ple scle­ro­sis as well as chronic and non-can­cer pain - see tga.gov.au for more de­tails.

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