A therapeutic cannabis experiment for two years
Cannabis to relieve the sick is coming soon in France. The National Assembly authorizes experimentation for therapeutic purposes. 3000 people suffering from serious illnesses will be able to benefit from this trial for two years in a hospital setting, from 2020.
Cannabis derivatives can be an additional contribution to fight against epilepsy, neuropathic pain, side effects of chemotherapy, for palliative care or multiple sclerosis.
The use of narcotic drugs in France is prohibited and punishable by law.
France not authorizing the production of cannabis, will have to find a supply chain.
On the question, France was late. Cannabis for medical use is already authorized in some 30 countries. with Canada, the Netherlands and Israel as precursors.
21 of the 28 countries of the European Union allow it at different levels.