At the time, the only option for Brian were painkillers which he developed a dependence on as the effectiveness from these painkillers soon wore off.
Brian turned to Medical Cannabis and found that it provided a much better alternative. However, due to Medical Cannabis not being listed on the PBS, treating his symptoms costs him hundreds of dollars a month. Brian started to struggling to pay for Cannabis.
Patients Who Are Struggling To Pay For Cannabis Can Now Receive Up To 50% Off Their Prescriptions
Patients who are eligible can now receive up to 50% off their prescriptions through a compassionate access program which was launched by a national network of GPs and MedCan.
Currently, 95% of Australia’s Medical Cannabis is imported from the US and Canada but this may be short lived as indoor cultivation's are being set up to allow cannabis to be grown legally in Australia. Which would see Medical Cannabis prices to drop.
Article Name: Light At The End Of The Tunnel For Patients Struggling To Pay For Cannabis