New medicinal marijuana rules ease onus on physicians

Sibbald, Barbara
August 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/30/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 5, p473
Academic Journal
Reports on the revisions made to the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations, a Health Canada policy governing its medicinal marijuana program, to take into effect on June 29, 2005. Reduction of the onus on physicians as gatekeepers; Requirement for physicians to state categories of the patients; Reason the policy is opposed according to the Canadian Medical Association Chief Medical Officer Isra Levy.


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