Israel: In ‘revolutionary’ shift, cannabis to be sold in pharmacies

Deputy health minister says medical marijuana will be prescribed and supervised like medications classified as narcotic

Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced Monday that pharmacies will be stocked with medical marijuana to ease the often arduous bureaucratic process faced by patients prescribed the drug.

During an address to the Knesset Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Litzman said the current system of dispensing medical marijuana to patients was unbalanced.

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