Medical cannabis set to hit pharmacy shelves

More growers and more prescribing doctors, says reform, but stronger enforcement to stop drug ‘trickle’ into recreational market
The Times of Israel (Israel)
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

israel-medical-marijuana3Medical cannabis is set to hit pharmacy shelves in Israel in the form of cigarettes, cookies and oil, while the number of doctors permitted to prescribe the natural painkiller and the number of farmers allowed to grow it will substantially increase, according to a Health Ministry reform. At the same time, the entire production and supply chain will be strictly supervised to ensure that medical cannabis is kept out of the recreational drug market. (See also: Cannabis opponents take a hit as top ethicist calls for legalization)