The Cyprus Mail studies……The Greek Cypriot Parliament has handed a invoice to control the prescription, distribution, and availability of medical hashish.
The invoice was voted into regulation 42 votes in favour and 7 in opposition to.
The amendments to the regulation have been made with a view to minimizing the chance of the sector falling into the palms of the unlawful medicine commerce, and from abuse by individuals looking for the therapy.
According to the report submitted by the home well being committee, the rules set the requirements for prescription of medical hashish primarily based on the scientific use of the drug.
The committee additionally reported they have been disenchanted with the delays from the well being minister to approve the prescription of medical hashish for some sufferers, main them to purchase from the drug sellers.
Introducing an modification, the top of the Green Party Giorgos Perdikis stated the minister would have an excessive amount of management in deciding how a lot medical hashish might be obtainable and which specialists might be allowed to prescribe it.
The modification was shot down by the remainder of the plenary.
Ruling-Disy MP Efthymios Diplaros stated the rules have been set to regulate the uncontrolled prescription and circulation of medical hashish.