• September 26, 2021
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  • Use of medical cannabis almost triples in Luxembourg 08.06.2021

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    More than 600 people were prescribed an average of 40 g of medical pot each

    Doctors in Luxembourg prescribed 140 kg of cannabis for medical use last year – for instance to help cancer patients fight nausea during chemotherapy – almost three times more than in 2019, data from the Health Ministry showed.

    Parliament approved the medicinal use of cannabis in June 2018 for certain patients. “We expect consumption to increase,” an expert at the health ministry expert told the Luxemburger Wort, asking to remain anonymous.

    Medical cannabis has so far only been available in Luxembourg in the form of dried flowers, but oily cannabis extracts will be added to the therapeutic arsenal from this year. “Doctors are more and more comfortable with prescribing medicinal cannabis,” the expert said.

     

    Read full article here: https://www.luxtimes.lu/en/luxembourg/pot-use-of-medical-cannabis-almost-triples-in-luxembourg-60bf9046de135b92361ee872?mc_cid=afe4b9549a&mc_eid=e2114bb512

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