Friday, September 22, 2023

Medical cannabis oil is available free of charge and in pharmacies The Ministry of Health is the implementing authority

After the presentation of the federal cannabis oil, the Ministry of Health, as the implementing authority, will receive 3 thousand doses from the state Agrogenetics, of which one thousand will be distributed free of charge and 2 thousand send to local pharmacies for marketing. .

The product will be sold under a prescription that must contain the patient’s personal information, the prescribed dose, the diagnosis, the doctor’s signature and seal, and the date. The Director of Pharmacy, Andrea López, confirmed this and explained that “it contains a small 0.3% THC, which is the psychoactive compound, it is not considered a psychotropic drug.”

López explained that “the thousand doses of medicinal cannabis oil that the Ministry of Health will provide free of charge for people without social work, that is, with the exclusive coverage of public” and that people “must go to the central pharmacy. , with a medical prescription and the corresponding indication to buy the cannabis-based plant product.

On the other hand, 2 thousand doses will be sold from “Central Drugstore to all pharmacies authorized by the Ministry of Health that require the oil for sale.” In this sense, the official announced that they are continuing “with the College of Pharmacists to sign a cooperation agreement that establishes mechanisms for the recovery of prescriptions in pharmacies that distribute cannabis oil among others activities.”

Director of Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases Aaron Kaen said that “any licensed medical professional can prescribe a cannabis prescription, it is at the discretion of each professional.”

Also, he assures that the oil produced in La Rioja is of high quality, “it is not intended to replace, it is intended to help the medicines that are already used in an adjuvant way and are produced under safe quality conditions standard and has all the necessary requirements.” in terms of production, cultivation and packaging,” he assured.

The professional also explains that “cannabis oil allows us to save on drugs, avoiding drugs with a high impact on bad effects, achieving the therapeutic effect of the benefit we are looking for without many bad consequences.”

Benjamín Enrici, president of Agrogenetica Riojana, points out that “The federal oil comes in a 15 cc formulation, 10 mg of CBD per milliliter, and is indicated for many pathologies such as neurological disorders, refractory epilepsy, stress, sleep disorders. , all relaxation, and then in different ratios of THC, is one of the best treatments for so-called low-intensity chronic pain.’ He added that it is also used for arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, and migraine.

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