An amendment to the Medicines Act that would provide public health insurance for medical marijuana is currently under discussion in the parliament.

If the measure is approved, 90% of the cost of cannabis would be covered by public health insurance, with a maximum of 30 grams (1.1 ounces) per patient allotted per month.

Having cannabis covered by insurance is expected to make a big difference.

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