Israel to Set Standards for Medicinal Use of Marijuana 1/29/99

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The Israeli Ministry of Health appointed a six-member panel last week (1/20) to establish guidelines under which physicians in that country will be permitted to prescribe marijuana for medicinal use. The Committee, which will include physicians, public officials and jurists, will define conditions for which such prescriptions are appropriate, as well as safeguards to insure that the policy is not used as a loophole for recreational users.

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