Medication & Treatment
April 21, 2017

Understanding medical cannabis

Good news for those who enjoy a little “herbal” remedy; after two years of process, the Medical Innovation Bill now makes medicinal cannabis legal in South Africa. The bill was approved in November 2016 and means that chronic pain sufferers will now be able to use medical cannabis as a legitimate pain medication – once pharmacies and doctors start supplying them of course. The South African Medicines Control Council (MCC) says that people can apply for a license to: cultivate or grow and produce cannabis and cannabis resin, extract and test cannabis, cannabis resin and manufacture a medicine containing cannabinoids.…
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