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Our pricing.

Canwell provides fair and competitive pricing for consultations with Australian-based, AHPRA registered, licenced general practitioners, who are specifically trained in plant-based medicines.

Consultation Regular

$150

Be assessed by one of Canwell’s doctors through a video appointment.

  • 15-min appointment
  • Referral recommended
  • CBD Topical or Lubricant Available

*‘Audio Only’ Available Via Platform

Consultation Follow Up

$100

Be assessed by one of Canwell’s doctors through a video appointment.

  • 15-min appointment
  • To discuss any question about medication
  • If requiring changes to medication/dosage/frequency

*‘Audio Only’ Available Via Platform

Script Repeat

$60

Be assessed by one of Canwell’s doctors through a video appointment.

  • 15-min appointment
  • To discuss a repeat of the existing script only
  • No changes to medication/dosage/frequency required

*‘Audio Only’ Available Via Platform

Is medical cannabis right for you?

Before consulting with one of doctors, find out if you're eligible for medicinal cannabis with our simple eligibility test. 

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to review my application to access medical marijuana?

Medicines not included on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) require approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration via the Special Access Scheme (SAS). The TGA decision timeframe is generally around 2 working days once all the relevant information required by the TGA to assess the application is provided by your medical practitioner. However, if your Canwell Australia doctor is an Authorised Prescriber for a product that is suitable for your condition, a prescription can be administered without TGA approval. Once a prescription is sent to Canwell Australia’s partner pharmacy, your order will be shipped via registered express post to anywhere in Australia, generally being received within 24 – 72 hours.


How much does medicinal marijuana cost?

The cost of medicinal marijuana treatments in Australia will vary significantly based on a number of factors such as the type of medicine, the supplier, the required dosage and frequency required. Canwell Australia has access to all legal medical cannabis products available in Australia and will work with patients to ensure their medicine is of the highest quality, ethically sourced and fairly priced.

Can the doctor provide repeats or do I require another consultation?

Doctors operating via Telehealth services in Australia are able to prescribe medicines via electronic prescriptions. Canwell Australia doctors send your prescription directly to our pharmaceutical partner who posts express to your location. These prescriptions range from a single script right through to multiple repeats ranging from six to 24 months. Please note: it is highly encouraged that you fill out your cannabis journal (supplied free of charge) and discuss your progress with your Canwell Doctor during periodic follow up appointments.


Will Medicare cover any costs?

Generally speaking, your medicinal cannabis appointment will not be covered by Medicare. There are some exceptions to this, such as if your regular GP is prescribing and you have been to their physical location within the last 12 months. For Telehealth appointments with a highly trained, cannabis specific doctor, Medicare is not an option (for the time being).

Which medical conditions can be treated by marijuana?

Thanks to a near global prohibition on cannabis, research and hard clinical data are still limited regarding the benefits of medicinal cannabis. However, as the belief in the plant’s efficacy continues to spread across the global medical community, hard data and anecdotal evidence are becoming increasingly available. In April 2021, the first medical cannabis product was added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), specifically for childhood epilepsy. Moreover, research is underway to validate the efficacy of medicinal cannabis in treating conditions such as multiple sclerosis, nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy, non-cancer chronic pain, palliative care, insomnia, anxiety and endometriosis, to name a few.

Is medical cannabis covered by the PBS or health funds?

The Commonwealth only subsidises products listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme (PBS). As of April 2021 there is only one medicinal cannabis product that is listed on the PBS. However, there is an increasing number of private healthcare providers who can cover medical cannabis. Moreover, Veterans are encouraged to speak directly with their Defence Health Limited Insurers, who are increasingly looking at Medicinal Cannabis to treat veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PSTD).

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.


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.

What types of products are available?

There are numerous ways that medicinal cannabis products are administered. Your doctor will advise on the most appropriate delivery system based on your condition, physical health, dosage requirement and personal preferences. While there is still much research required to determine the most effective way to take your plant-based medicine, the majority of medical marijuana products prescribed in Australia are oil based and are consumed orally.