Doctors, please complete the referral for or just send us the note from your PMS and

email to: admin@greendoctors.co.nz 

or Fax: 09 355 0435

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Medical Cannabis in NZ

Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis

Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis


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 

many doctors. 

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Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis

Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis

Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis


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. 

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The Green Doctors

Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis

The Green Doctors


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.  

Whatever your condition, Green Doctors are your medicinal cannabis experts.