German parliament backs medical cannabis legalization

The German parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to legalize medical marijuana, but the market will remain tightly controlled with limited opportunities for cannabis entrepreneurs. Thursday’s action spelled out a conditions list that includes “serious illness,” such as multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, appetite loss or nausea from cancer treatment. The costs of cannabis will be covered by health insurance for patients without any treatment options, and patients can buy MMJ from pharmacies with a doctor’s prescription, according to Deustche Welle. Previously only around 1,000 Germans with serious medical conditions were permitted to use medical cannabis. According to ... German parliament backs medical cannabis legalization is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs