Medicinal Cannabis is new in NZ with the current government only passing legislation at the end of 2018. The Endocannabinoid System isn't taught at Medical School so prescribing it is understandably foreign to
CBD and THC are metabolised through the cytochrome P450 enzyme system. A knowledge of this as well as potential adverse effects and contraindications is important for those who are prescribing.
Dr Mark Hotu - Has 17 years experience in both Internal Medicine and General Practice managing chronic pain and palliative care patient.
Dr Anne Craig an Anaesthetist with over 20 years experience and working in hospital pain teams.