Medicinal marijuana has revolutionised the management of a number of health conditions which do not improve with traditional treatments
There is some moderate to strong evidence suggesting that medicinal cannabis may help to reduce chronic pain.
Medical cannabis, or medical marijuana, is cannabis and cannabinoids that are prescribed by physicians for their patients.
Cannabis doctors highest calling and only calling, is to be the solution provider for people, suffering from conditions like chronic pain, anxiety, insomnia and migraines, by treatment with Medicinal Cannabis
At Cannabis Doctor, we have a very robust system that will identify and manage your health related conditions.
It is good that in New Zealand any GP, can prescribe Medicinal Cannabis. However as with any aspect of Medicine, there are specialists who provide expert management. We provide this service.
Our team of expert health professionals, including Doctors, Specialists, Pharmacist, Nurse, Physiotherapist and Psychologist, will work together to ensure you have a good outcome.
Cannabisdoctor is a popular, online portal based in Auckland, New Zealand for everything to do with Medicinal Cannabis.
Depending on your medical condition, you may find that a TeleHealth service is the best medical cannabis option available for you.
For New Zealanders, who do not have any cannabis clinics near them, TeleHealth services Cannabisdoctor.nz have authorized doctors that can provide medicinal cannabis treatment.
We are with you all the way in this journey, to optimise your health in the long term. Explore our website and join us in the journey, to improve your well being.
It is not just about prescribing Medicinal Cannabis. We provide a comprehensive service, starting with a thorough assessment about your medical conditions and making an informed medical decision to manage them.
We have a team of health professionals to compliment our service and offer a multi disciplinary approach to manage your health issues as appropriate.
”Ask us and we will deliver“
Our website has comprehensive information relevant to Medicinal Cannabis and its therapeutic role.
We have researched and sourced the best information out there for you. We understand that despite the information provided, there may still be unanswered questions
We encourage and invite you to please make comments and requests for relevant information. Please go ahead and ask away – we will respond promptly.
Medicinal cannabis is prescription only in New Zealand and it is illegal to buy online.
Medicinal CBD oil is different and should not be confused with various Hemp oils available online.
We strictly adhere to the New Zealand Medical Council’s Good Prescribing Practice guidelines.
- Get the right advice from us.
- We are an online service based in Auckland, New Zealand.
- We conduct our assessments through Virtual health.
- Our team offers consultations via a robust and secure health portal, by Video link backed up with text and email service.
Frequently Asked Questions
Cannabis is a term used to describe any plant in the genus Cannabis, including dried flowers, leaves, seeds, extracts and resins.
The cannabis plant produces a group of chemicals called cannabinoids, one of which is delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (or THC). This is the main cannabinoid responsible for the ‘high’ produced by cannabis.
Besides THC, another important chemical found in medicinal cannabis is cannabidiol (or CBD). Though almost identical to THC in terms of chemical structure and medical uses, CBD doesn’t have the same psychoactive effects
There is very good evidence that Medicinal cannabis is effective to manage various health conditions such as Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Migraine, Anxiety, Insomnia, Epilepsy, Spasticity, Multiple Sclerosis, Nausea / Vomiting From Chemotherapy, Cancer, Bowel Disorders, Alzheimers Disease.
There are other conditions which also respond to medicinal cannabis and these include Depression, PTSD, Arthritis, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Appetite Stimulation, Post Exercise Muscle Recovery, Essential Tremor, Raynauds, Opioid Sparing and Eczema & Acne.
Please discuss these with the Doctor during your consultation.
Women who are pregnant or are breast feeding and individuals suffering from Schizophrenia or with family history of Psychosis are not eligible for Medicinal Cannabis treatment.
Side effects and risks of medicinal cannabis are very well documented in the literature. The risks of taking Medicinal Cannabis, are extremely low in a therapeutic context compared with pharmaceutical medicines.
Depending on your conditions, your other medical conditions and medication you are currently taking and if you have any allergies to medication the Doctor will be able to give you more details during your consultation
Depending on your conditions and following the consultation with Doctor, you will be advised if Medicinal Cannabis is appropriate for you and you will get recommendations about which product you should order
Medicinal cannabis can be administered through various methods, including capsules, lozenges, tinctures, dermal patches, oral or dermal sprays, cannabis edibles, and vaporizing or smoking dried buds
We are fortunate that in New Zealand we are now able to access and use Medicinal Cannabis prescribed by a Registered Medical Practitioner without any legal restraints
Determine if you have conditions that you think might be helped by using Medicinal cannabis
Determine if you can afford the consultation and treatment costs
Book an appointment and the Doctor will assess and advice the right treatment options specific to your needs