Medical purposes: Germany will soon build 7,200 kilograms of cannabis


Since March 2017, there is cannabis in Germany on prescription, now the substance can be grown on a large scale.
The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) has awarded two companies the right to produce a total of 7200 kilograms of cannabis within the next four years.
The products are for medical use only.
It will take some time until the products reach patients.
The BfArM is expecting the first harvest towards the end of 2020, according to a statement.

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