Medicinal Cannabis Australia | Canwell Australia

Australia's most medicinal cannabis service.
Access flexible online appointments from anywhere at any time, with discreet Australia-wide delivery.
Leading AHPRA-certified Australian doctors with access to the highest quality medicinal cannabis products.
Expert advice and access to the best ethically-sourced products ensures exceptional value for money.

The only all-in-one medicinal cannabis platform,
that let lets you consult with a leading doctor and buy direct.

1. Book an appointment

Create your Canwell account and book an online appointment at a time that suits you.

2. See a doctor

Attend your consultation virtually using video or audio. We'll even send you reminders.

3. Buy direct

Order your prescription from within the Canwell platform for quick, discreet delivery.

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Why Canwell?

Australia’s most convenient medicinal cannabis service, providing flexible access to Australian-based, AHPRA registered, licenced general practitioners, who are specifically trained in plant-based medicines. We deliver high quality, ethically sourced, and fairly priced medicinal cannabis products from Australian pharmacy partners direct to your door.

  • Convenient
    Access flexible online appointments from anywhere and at any time.
  • Trusted
    Top Australian doctors specifically trained in plant-based medication.
  • Affordable
    Expert advice and access to the best medicinal cannabis products.
  • Fast discreet delivery
    Quick and discreet delivery if you’re prescribed medicinal cannabis. 
  • Access
    Access to leading ethically-sourced medicinal cannabis products.
  • 100% online
    Meet with your doctor from anywhere using video or audio.

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Why consider medical cannabis?

A growing number of Australians are turning to medicinal cannabis to complement or often replace 'conventional' medicines.

Studies report that medical cannabis provides possible benefits for several conditions and is used to treat many symptoms, including pain, nausea, anxiety, and insomnia. 

In addition, by helping to maintain homeostasis within the body, the Endocannabinoid System (ESC) and cannabis play a critical role in regulating immune response, mood, appetite, metabolism and memory.

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Medicinal cannabis can help with

Frequently Asked Questions

Is cannabis legal in Australia?

Outside of the possession, use and cultivation of small amounts in the Australian Capital Territory, cannabis is strictly illegal in Australia from a recreational perspective. However, if prescribed by an authorised doctor or approved by the TGA via the SAS system, cannabis is legal to hold and consume for medical purposes. There are numerous cannabis products available as medicine and not all contain the psychoactive molecule THC, which is responsible for the ‘high’ some products deliver. It is important that you speak with you doctor on what restrictions may be in place with the medication you are on (i.e. Can I drive if I use marijuana medicinally?)

Who can sell cannabis in Australia?

As cannabis is considered an illicit narcotic drug in Australia, only approved licence holders are allowed under federal law to cultivate, manufacture and distribute cannabis products specifically for research or medicinal use. Currently, all medical cannabis products are considered a Schedule 4 or a Schedule 8, with only one being listed on the PBS as of April 2021. Licence applicants are required to meet numerous preconditions, including criminal history checks.

How do I know if I'm eligible for medicinal marijuana?

The first step is to take the Eligibility Test which takes about 60 seconds to complete. From there, you will be able to book an appointment with a Canwell Australia doctor who will confirm if medicinal marijuana is suitable for your condition/s. Moreover, it is advised that you speak with your regular GP to discuss your interest in exploring plant-based medicine and request them to complete a referral letter.

Do I need a referral to apply for medicinal marijuana?

While many doctors in Australia can prescribe Medicinal Marijuana, many have not undergone the required training or been privy to all of the emerging research. As such, it is recommended that you consult a specifically trained doctor such as those on the Canwell Australia platform. With that being said, it is advantageous to both the prescribing doctor and the patient if a referral letter from your regular GP is provided. This ensures doctors have the required information from your GP and reduces the risks of conflicting medications being prescribed. Moreover, it saves you, the patient, time and the money by reducing the required length of the consultation.

Can I register a family member or friend?

The decision to try medicinal cannabis is a decision that requires sufficient research and advocacy from a general practitioner. There are many factors to consider including but not limited to; medical history, previous relationship with cannabis and employment status (i.e. many sectors have a zero-tolerance approach to THC in the bloodstream). As such, it is recommended that the individual who is seeking medicinal cannabis contact a Canwell Australia doctor directly, ideally having pre-align and receiving a Referral Form from their usual GP. As mentioned in the ‘My child is under 18, are they still eligible for treatment?’ question, any patients below the age of 16 will be required to have a legal guardian present for the initial consultation. 

My child is under 18, are they still eligible for treatment?

Each state has slightly different regulations relating to the prescription of Schedule 8 Medicinal Cannabis products to juniors, however, it is to be expected that the overwhelming majority of said prescriptions will require special approval at the state level (in accordance with the Children and Young Persons Care and Protection Act 1998). Please note: This process will be managed by your Canwell Australia doctor. All patients under the age of 18 will require a legal guardian present for the initial consultation.