Tetra Health Blog
Unfortunately, it’s something we hear from our patients all the time “I would love to try medical cannabis, but it’s seems so expensive!”
Even though the past has shown that this has been an expensive and inaccessible treatment option – times are changing, and Tetra Health can help.
There are a lot of unknowns when it comes to drug testing, impairment and what that means while working or driving. The current system, unfortunately, puts a lot of uneducated patients at risk for heavy fines, losing their license, job or having to defend themselves in court for their medical use of cannabis products.
Cannabidiol oil (better known as CBD) is currently a huge health trend worldwide. You can find CBD in everything from beauty products, to gin and beer, massage oils, chewing gum, and even Ben and Jerry’s ice cream.
Medically speaking, CBD has been shown that it may have effects on anxiety and mood, spasticity, seizures, gut inflammation, chronic pain, and more.
In 2016, The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) reclassified medicinal cannabis products containing delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from Schedule 9 (prohibited) to Schedule 8 (controlled) of the Poisons Standard, making the prescription of THC containing medicinal cannabis products legal in Australia.
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