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Medicinal cannabis pharmacy 'a step forward'

Business is being granted licence to operate service

A Manx pharmacy being granted a licence to dispense medicinal cannabis products is being described as 'a step forward'.

The business will provide an import and dispensing service for those who have private prescriptions for the drug.

The contract for the as yet unnamed pharmacy is being finalised and it's hoped the service will be up and running 'in the coming months'.

Treasury Minister, Dr Alex Allinson, hopes this can be a platform to expand the Island's healthcare provision:

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