College puzzled by cannabis guidelines

Australia’s first cannabis prescribing guidelines have been met with bewilderment and described as mysterious, unjustified, and unsupported by evidence.

The 29-page guidelines document from the Queensland health department, made public on Australia Day, provides advice on sourcing, doses and regimens.

It focuses on treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy in children, and symptom control in palliative care, chemotherapy and multiple