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Open day for Island's first medicinal cannabis dispensing service

Service available for patients with a private prescription

The Island's first medicinal cannabis dispensing service opened today (Thursday, 1 December). 

Patients with a private prescription - for cannabis based products for medicinal use - can now get their prescription through Karsons Pharmacy in Onchan.  

It's part of a 12-month pilot scheme to collect data in order to shape future service provision on the Island. 

Ramsey MHK, and now Treasury Minister, Alex Allinson was instrumental in getting the policy through Tynwald:

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