Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Health Canada cuts off sick man’s pot supply

I'm not certain if having medical marijuana available through a local pharmacy would help this patient or not, but it seems to me that it would be a lot more practical for pharmacies to distribute the product as opposed to a federal agency.

From the Halifax Chronicle Herald:
Tom McMullen ran out of the medication that gave him his life back about two weeks ago, and he can’t get more.

The Prospect Bay man is an authorized medical marijuana user and buys his drugs directly from Health Canada.

But the bill for the 90 grams he’s allowed each month is 80 per cent of his monthly Canada Pension, his only source of income. ...more

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