New medical marijuana regulations should allow pharmacist dispensing

By amending the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations to allow pharmacists to dispense medical marijuana, Canadians would have a safe, reliable and convenient alternative to mail-order service, in compliance with the Federal Court’s access requirements set out in Allard v. Canada.

Health Minister Jane Philpott has a golden opportunity later this month to improve access and safety for medical marijuana patients and Canadian pharmacists hope she will take it, argues Perry Eisenschmid.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 12:00 AM

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