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Medical cannabis access to get easier

The Australian Medical Association is welcoming reforms allowing GPs to prescribe medicinal cannabis meaning patients no longer need to see a specialist.

However if the patient is under the age of 16 or has a history of drug use they will be referred to a specialist.

AMA WA president Dr Andrew Miller says GPs are now better equipped to prescribe the drug, given they have access to more data than was previously available.

Oliver Peterson spoke with Dr Andrew Miller and Little Green Pharma Managing Director Fleta Soloman.

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