Medicinal cannabis is medical grade cannabis that is used for medical purposes and taken via specifically approved routes of administration.
CBD and THC oils are the most commonly prescribed forms of medicinal cannabis currently in NZ.
CBD and THC also come in capsules and soft gels but these aren’t available in NZ yet.
Vaping cannabis flower is preferred over smoking due to the lung toxicity that is associated with smoking cannabis. This should be available later in 2020 for Green Doctors to prescribe.
Yes, but you can’t be impaired while driving.
If you’re caught driving while impaired AND have THC in your system, you will receive the same penalty as a drink driving offence.