Medical marijuana rule change means expansion for B.C. business

By Curt Petrovich, CBC News

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On April 1st, Health Canada will no longer be involved in approving medical marijuana use, only licensing the producers.

Doctors will decide who gets medical marijuana and who doesn’t, writing a prescription which a patient can take to a federally authorized grower. That grower will in turn deliver the dried marijuana directly to the patient.

The new rules will also do away with the need for a specialist’s opinion to treat ailments such as glaucoma, mild arthritis or depression, which could make it easier for more people to access marijuana.

 

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