Luxembourg’s health-related marijuana plan – authorized in June 2018 – continues its quickly-paced implementation, as 250 physicians have currently completed the expected coaching to prescribe the item.
Roughly two-thirds of these physicians are generalists.
Minister of Well being Etienne Schneider supplied the update in response to a parliamentary query from Martine Hansen, a member of Parliament from the Christian Social People’s Celebration.
The Well being Minister also noted that:
- Far more than 120 sufferers presently use health-related cannabis, with roughly 7 kilograms (15 pounds) of item dispensed considering the fact that they 1st became out there.
- Solutions are presently out there only in the kind of flower.
- Logistical concerns delayed the availability of oils – which are supposed to be integrated in the plan – but they really should turn out to be procurable in the second half of 2019.
Aurora Cannabis was the 1st – and, so far, the only – enterprise to strike a provide deal with Luxembourg for health-related cannabis. According to RTL These days, the agreement was for 20 kilograms for 50,000 euros ($56,227) or two.five euros per gram.
The existing government is anticipated to legalize recreational marijuana for the duration of this legislative period, under a plan announced final November.