8 March 2017
The first commercial medicinal cannabis licence has been granted, giving doctors greater treatment choices.
20 February 2017
On Friday 17 February 2017, the Office of Drug control issued the very first licence under the medicinal cannabis provisions of the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967
13 December 2016
There are mandatory requirements for secure cultivation, production and transportation of medicinal cannabis
7 December 2016
Correcting the record on the 5 December 2016 Australian Financial Review story
6 December 2016
On 23 November 2016, the Governor General signed into law two pieces of legislation
21 October 2016
Guideline documents to assist licence applicants and licence holders have been published
14 October 2016
The Regulation has been approved and is now available from the Federal Register of Legislative instruments
19 September 2016
The Office of Drug Control will be hosting a second series of meetings regarding the medicinal cannabis scheme
10 August 2016
The ODC recently hosted a series of information and consultation sessions around the country regarding the cultivation and manufacture of medicinal cannabis products
4 July 2016
The Office of Drug Control (ODC) is part of the Health Products Regulation Group of the Department of Health