Portugal’s influential Doctors’ Association called for the legalization of marijuana-based medicines on Thursday, the same day parliament started to debate a draft bill that goes even further in seeking to allow patients to grow pot at home.
CANNABIS CULTURE – To put this as simply and succinctly as possible: doctors cannot prescribe cannabis; they can only recommend it. This is because cannabis is federally illegal, and any doctor caught prescribing it will have their license to practice ripped up and put in prison.
While much of the marijuana news has focused on potential federal interference with legalized marijuana and California joining the ranks of legal recreational marijuana states
At the end of 2016 there were 329 doctors registered, by April of this year it had risen to 495.
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Doctors will soon be able to prescribe the drug for several medical uses.
While marijuana is increasingly recognized for its medicinal and therapeutic effects, prescribing the drug—”take two hits and call me in the morning”—has long been a tricky proposition for doctors.
Eugene Monroe, Derrick Morgan, Jake Plummer and other retired NFL players teamed with Doctors for Cannabis Regulation and penned an open letter to league officials and doctors urging reform to the substance-abuse policy.
As Canada prepares to legalize marijuana, the country’s doctors have a lot of concerns about the nitty-gritty of the law and how it will impact their practice, and patients.