There are 28,000 patients allowed to get medical cannabis in Israel, but they have to go through a lot of red tape.

Starting in August, approximately 100 physicians will be able to grant licenses to patients who require medical cannabis to obtain it directly from their health fund clinics, Health Ministry associate director-general Prof. Itamar Grotto told the Knesset Committee on Drug Abuse on Tuesday.

Committee chairman MK Tamar Zandberg said: “The news that came out this morning from the ministry is encouraging, and we will continue to monitor and ensure that it is implemented."

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Judy Siegel-Itzkovich ~ Jerusalem Post via 420Intel.com ~


 

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