You must get permission from the Office of Drug Control and any other relevant authorities to import or export controlled substances into or out of Australia. Controlled substances include medicinal cannabis, narcotics, psychotropic drugs and precursor chemicals.
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ODC permission is required to import, export, cultivate, manufacture or produce drug substances in this database.
- Media release: Medicinal cannabis licence holder fined for alleged inadequate securityThe ODC has issued an infringement notice to the New South Wales-based company A for alleged security failures at its cannabis cultivation site.
- Compliance and Enforcement Framework releasedRead about our approach to the regulated narcotic industry, and legal obligations for people with ODC licences.
- Medicinal Cannabis Program Regulatory Fees and Charges ReviewThis public consultation is open for comment until 10 February 2023.
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You can comment on Office of Drug Control reviews and reforms when we run public consultations on the Consultation hub. You'll find information about previous consultations on our consultation page.