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Who is eligible to obtain medicinal cannabis?

Qualified healthcare professionals can prescribe medical cannabis to patients suffering from certain medical conditions, such as chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and chemotherapy-induced nausea, among others. To access medical cannabis, patients must undergo an extensive evaluation by a medical professional and meet specific eligibility criteria for a prescription. It is important to note that medical cannabis is only legally available to those who meet these requirements.

It’s important to note that eligibility requirements, qualifying medical conditions, and the steps to obtain medical cannabis can vary from country to country. Some nations have created official medical cannabis programs, while others only allow access through special circumstances.

For accurate and up-to-date information on the status of medical cannabis in a particular country, it is advisable to consult official government sources, medical associations, or advocacy groups.