Applications received for assessment against the minimum product quality standard under the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Regulations 2019

This page contains information about all New Medicinal Cannabis Product applications for dosage products, dried products and cannabis-based ingredients (applications) that have been received by the Medicinal Cannabis Agency since 1 April 2020 (Table 1), and the status of each application (Table 2).

Key to the Applications received tables
Date received The date that the Agency received the application.
Application type

Dosage Product
Dried Product, or
Cannabis-based Ingredient

See the Minimum Quality Standard webpage for definitions

Status

Received

The Agency has received the application.

The fee for the initial check of the application has not been paid. The initial check will start when the fee for the initial check has been paid.

Initial check

The application is being checked to see whether it appears to be in order. 

The purpose of the initial check is to ensure the application appears to have been completed in full and is ready for assessment.

Not accepted for assessment

The application has undergone an initial check and the application does not appear to be in order.

The application has been returned to the applicant.

Awaiting payment

The application has been accepted for assessment and the Agency has invoiced the applicant for the assessment.

Assessment of the application will start when the assessment fee has been paid.

Under assessment

The Agency’s assessment of the application is underway.

The timeframe for assessment of a product application depends on the quality of the information provided in the initial application, the ability of the applicant to demonstrate that they meet the requirements of the legislation and where appropriate, the time taken to respond to the Agency’s request(s) for further information. 

Verified*

The Agency’s assessment of the application is complete.

The product is verified as meeting the minimum quality standard.

Withdrawn

The applicant has requested in writing that the application be withdrawn from assessment.

The application is no longer being assessed.

Not verified

The Agency’s assessment of the application is complete.

The product is not verified as meeting the minimum quality standard.

The application is no longer being assessed.

The page will be updated on a monthly basis to update the status of applications, and to include new applications that have been received.

Last updated: 1 June 2022

Table 1: Total applications received by application type

Application type

Total number of applications received

Dosage Product

37

Dried Product

14

Cannabis-based Ingredient

24

Total

75

The following table lists applications received since 1 April and their status. The table does not include information on the applicant company or product name and details, at the request of companies citing that the information is commercially sensitive.

Last updated: 1 June 2022

Table 2: Status of applications received since 1 April 2020
Date Received Application Type Status
31/05/2022 Dosage Product Initial check

12/04/2022

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Under assessment

12/04/2022

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Withdrawn

9/03/2022

Dried Product

Under assessment

3/12/2021 Cannabis-based ingredient Initial check
3/12/2021 Cannabis-based ingredient Initial check
3/12/2021 Dosage Product Initial check

2/12/2021

Dried Product

Verified

30/11/2021

Dried Product

Under assessment

22/10/2021

Dried Product

Not accepted for assessment

22/10/2021

Dried Product

Not accepted for assessment

18/10/2021

Dosage Product

Verified

21/07/2021

Dried Product

Verified

9/07/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Not accepted for assessment

6/07/2021

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

6/07/2021

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

18/06/2021

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

18/06/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Not accepted for assessment

12/06/2021

Dosage Product

Verified

12/06/2021

Dosage Product

Verified

8/06/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Verified

13/05/2021

Dried Product

Under assessment

11/05/2021

Dried Product

Under assessment

11/05/2021

Dried Product

Under assessment

7/05/2021

Dried Product

Under assessment

3/05/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Verified

30/04/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Verified

30/04/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Under assessment

15/04/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Not accepted for assessment

15/04/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Not accepted for assessment

15/04/2021

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

15/04/2021

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

6/04/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Verified

24/02/2021

Dosage Product

Received

18/02/2021

Dried Product

Verified

10/02/2021

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

28/01/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Initial Check

28/01/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Initial Check

21/01/2021

Dosage Product

Withdrawn

11/01/2021

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Verified

22/12/2020

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Not accepted for assessment

22/12/2020

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Not accepted for assessment

22/12/2020

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Not accepted for assessment

15/12/2020

Dried Product

Verified

10/12/2020

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Verified

10/12/2020

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Withdrawn

7/12/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

7/12/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

7/12/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

7/12/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

7/12/2020

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Not accepted for assessment

2/12/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

30/11/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

30/11/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

27/11/2020

Dosage Product

Withdrawn

27/11/2020

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Withdrawn

23/11/2020

Dosage Product

Withdrawn

23/11/2020

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Withdrawn

20/11/2020

Dried Product

Verified

6/11/2020

Dosage Product

Withdrawn

5/11/2020

Dosage Product

Under assessment

5/11/2020

Dosage Product

Under assessment

5/11/2020

Dosage Product

Under assessment

22/10/2020

Dosage Product

Under assessment

22/10/2020

Dosage Product

Under assessment

14/09/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

7/09/2020

Dried Product

Verified

21/08/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

21/08/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

19/08/2020

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Not accepted for assessment

3/08/2020

Cannabis-based Ingredient

Verified

29/06/2020

Dosage Product

Withdrawn

29/06/2020

Dosage Product

Verified

29/06/2020

Dosage Product

Under assessment

29/06/2020

Dosage Product

Verified

29/06/2020

Dosage Product

Verified

29/06/2020

Dosage Product

Withdrawn

29/06/2020

Dosage Product

Verified

28/06/2020

Dosage Product

Not accepted for assessment

If an application for a product assessment has not been accepted for assessment, withdrawn, or not verified as meeting the minimum quality standard, this does not prevent the applicant from resubmitting a new medicinal cannabis product application for assessment.

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