CBD, a compound found in cannabis that does not have psychoactive effects, is now legal to sell over the counter. But don’t expect to find any in your local pharmacy yet. Photograph: Anatoliy Sizov/Getty Images/iStockphoto
“We don’t know if it will work,” says Assoc Prof Yvonne Bonomo, a physician in addiction medicine and chief investigator at the Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical Research Excellence. “It may work for some people. It’s hard to know. That’s why we need to look at it.”
“Now the challenge is the process of proving [the anecdotal evidence] … to list the medicine with an objective claim,” says Huppert. “It usually takes years and millions of dollars to bring a drug to market.”
The Australian government recommends bringing in three months or under, a prescription or evidence that this medicine of for yourself, and do not bring CBD oil or medicine for other people.
Australia is a friendly country, and even though we have many laws and restrictions around cannabis, you can feel safe knowing that you will be protected.
If you are coming from abroad, you can bring up to three months worth of medicinal cannabis into Australia. You will have to have a prescription accompany you with this.
Police and airport security are on the lookout for drug trafickers, and they don’t care about your prescription medicines, as long as you have a resonable supply of three months or under.
Conclusion: Can I Bring CBD Oil Into Australia?
Cannabis is legal in many countries, including Australia, and you will be surprised about how the rules affect you!
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Cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD, is legal in Australia with a prescription.
Can you bring CBD to Australia
Australian airports have drug dogs, tests and detectors, so should we be worried about travelling with CBD oil?
You can bring CBD oil into Australia, and you can also travel domestically between states with CBD and THC oil. If you are on a travel visa, then you can bring in a three month supply of your medicines. This includes cannabis products, and you are protected under the Traveller’s Exemption Law.