Looking to buy CBD & THC in New Zealand? Green Doctors in Auckland is the country's first & largest specialist medicinal cannabis clinic. Book a consultation This page contains information on medicinal cannabis products that meet the medicinal cannabis minimum quality standard.
Medicinal Cannabis is used around the world to manage a range of conditions including Epilepsy, Chronic pain, Anxiety, Chemotherapy induced nausea, muscle spasms associated with Multiple Sclerosis and many more. Furthermore, side effects are significantly less compared to current treatment regimes such as narcotics, opioids and benzodiazepines.
Medicinal cannabis is used around the world to manage a range of conditions including epilepsy, chronic pain, anxiety, chemotherapy-induced nausea, muscle spasms associated with multiple sclerosis, and many more. Furthermore, the side effects are significantly less compared to current treatment regimes such as narcotics, opioids and benzodiazepines.
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Our qualified team of doctors is here to diagnose and help you manage chronic pain and other ailments. We do both in-person and video consultations. Book an appointment now.
Meet our specialised team
We have a team of specialists with wide-ranging experience, and a passion for treating and helping our patients manage a variety of illnesses naturally with medicinal marijuana.
Dr Mark Hotu
Dr Mark Hotu started Green Doctors in 2018. He has 19 years of experience in both Internal Medicine and General Practice, managing chronic pain and palliative patients.
Aarti’s background, as an NZ qualified nurse, is in Occupational Health and General Practice. She believes we can change the trajectory of our health via nutrition and mind-body awareness, through the small changes we implement in our daily lives.
Bree grew up on a farm in Northland. She moved to Auckland and joined us here at Green Doctors in October 2020 as a Clinical Administrator, working closely alongside our team of doctors. Her interests and hobbies include exploring the outdoors, horse riding, shopping and spending quality time with family and friends.
Dr Chen is a qualified Urgent Care Physician and is currently involved in a number of special Interests including medical education, COVID response, and medicinal cannabis. His mission is to help make cannabis as safe and as accessible as possible for those seeking a holistic alternative to manage their unwanted symptoms.
Dr Stephanie Tovey
Dr Stephanie Tovey is a GP and Women’s Health Dr who has joined Green Doctors due to an interest in the use of alternative medicines to treat common ailments. She enjoys seeing the benefits and improved quality of life many patients experience with the use of medicinal cannabis when prescribed in a safe and careful manner.
The specialist medicinal cannabis clinic in NZ
If you suffer from chronic illnesses, you know how debilitating they can be, and how much they can disrupt your daily life. People suffering from epilepsy, anxiety, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, and a range of other health issues often have to depend on medication like opioids, benzodiazepines, and other narcotics which have severe side effects and are often addictive.
At Green Doctors, we can help you manage these illnesses naturally using medicinal cannabis. It has proven advantages over other synthetic drugs and has been used for pain management for thousands of years. Medical marijuana is legal in New Zealand, and is available with a doctor’s prescription.
While our clinic is located in central Auckland, we also serve other major NZ cities like Wellington, Christchurch and Tauranga. Contact us today to book a consultation, either in-person or via video.
Medicinal cannabis products that meet the minimum quality standard
13 September 2022: New medicinal cannabis products have been verified as meeting the minimum quality standard – Read more.
Generally, medicinal cannabis products are only available, on prescription, if they have:
- been assessed by the Medicinal Cannabis Agency as meeting the minimum quality standard under the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Regulations 2019, or
- obtained consent for distribution under the Medicines Act 1981 (approved and provisionally approved medicines)
Any doctor can prescribe a product listed here. A specialist recommendation and Ministerial approval are not required. For more information on a particular product, please contact the listed product supplier or manufacturer.
Medicinal cannabis products that meet the minimum quality standard under the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Regulations 2019
The minimum quality standard is used to verify medicinal cannabis products which have been derived from the Cannabis plant. Synthetic CBD and THC products are unable to be verified to meet the minimum quality standard as they are not derived from the Cannabis plant.
Products that are listed as having been verified as meeting the minimum quality standards are unapproved medicines – there has been no assessment of their safety or efficacy. Being listed here does not guarantee that these products are currently available in New Zealand. Contact the licence holder to obtain the most up-to-date information on product availability.
Dosage Products – Prescription Medicine
The products listed in the following tables are categorised by their verified dosage form. The products have been verified as meeting the testing requirements and microbiological contamination limits applicable to the dosage form as listed.