How do I apply for medical cannabis?
To apply for medical cannabis kindly check if you are eligible by completing this online questionnaire.
 
Do I need a prescription for CBD?
All cannabinoid products containing CBD, CBG and CBN with <0.2% THC are available over-the-counter without a prescription from many outlets around Malta and Gozo.
 
Do I need a permit to travel with CBD oil within Europe? 
No, a permit to travel is only required for THC.
 
How do I renew my Control Card?
To renew your control card, kindly apply through our online portal or by calling 21666903. 
 
How often do I need to renew my permit?
You are required to visit the doctor for a 30-minute follow-up and to renew your permit every 6 months.
 
How do I order my prescriptions?
You can request a prescription through our online portal or by calling 21666903. Always make sure all your documents are in date, that you order within your monthly allowance and that your pharmacy has the medicine in stock. Kindly note that your control card needs to be signed by the doctor before you can pick up your medicine.
 
Can I travel with Medical Cannabis?
You may order a travel document to either a Schengen country or the UK through our online portal or by calling 21666903. If it is a country in the Schengen Zone, you also are required to take the travel document to St. Luke’s to get it stamped. Travelling with cannabis is always at your own risk.
 
What documents do I need at the pharmacy to access medical cannabis?
The pharmacist requires you to present your green prescription, control card signed by the doctor, six-month permit and ID card in order to dispense your medical cannabis. Kindly note that all these documents need to be valid (not expired).
 
How long after my appointment do I need to wait for my permit?
You permit will take an average of 10 to 15 working days before we receive it back from the Superintendent of Public health, then a member of our team emails it to you followed by a phone call to confirm you received it and also explain how to request a prescription.