New regulatory approach to Schedule 8 cannabis medicines

Webinar summary

30 October 2019

The cannabis medicines landscape continues to evolve. As general practitioners, it is important to understand the prescribing pathways and authority requirements to prescribe and supply Schedule 8 (S8) cannabis medicines in line with legislative and legal frameworks.

To assist NSW GPs in navigating cannabis medicines, the NSW&ACT RACGP has partnered with NSW Health on this webinar. This webinar provides a regulatory update to ensure prescribers of S8 cannabis medicines understand the requirements for when a NSW authority or exemption is required before prescribing or supplying. We also work through the ethical and legal responsibilities and liabilities that apply to general practitioners prescribing S8 cannabis medicines.


Dr Harry Nespolon

Dr Jan Fizzell

Ms Judith Mackson