Medical marijuana soon available through pharmacies in Israel

Israel’s medical marijuana program kicks into high gear.

Medical marijuana will soon be available in Israel pharmacies in the form of pre-rolled cigarettes, cookies and oils, as reported by The Times of Israel.

The number of prescribing doctors and farmers allowed to cultivate marijuana will also rise substantially, according to an Israel Health Ministry reform.

Currently patients must wait months to get a marijuana prescription because there are only 36 doctors in the country who are permitted to prescribe the drug, as The Times of Israel reported.

“We’re working to reorganize the field of medical cannabis in order to lighten the process for those who need it and, on the other hand, to make it harder for the material to trickle into the regular market,” Health Minister Yaakov Litzman said Monday.

“There is no reason to make things difficult for whoever really needs it, just because there’s someone

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