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Question Without Notice No. 465 asked in the Legislative Council on 14 May 2019 by Hon Colin Tincknell

Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 14 May 2019

MEDICAL CANNABIS — PRESCRIPTIONS

465. Hon COLIN TINCKNELL to the parliamentary secretary representing the Minister for Health:

Can the minister please provide the following information regarding the 50 most recent medicinal cannabis prescriptions in Western Australia —

(a) the application dates;

(b) the approval or rejection date;

(c) the age of each patient;

(d) the condition for which each script was prescribed;

(e) the average script renewal period;

(f) the number of repeats for each script;

(g) the number of scripts approved and rejected in each of the past six months; and

(h) the number of applications rejected in each of the past six months?

Hon ALANNA CLOHESY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

I have been advised by the Department of Health that further time is needed to answer this question. The information will be provided to the member as soon as possible.