Greece starts prescription of medical cannabis to patients

Health Minister of Greece Adonis Georgiadis, met with Anna Panga, the first patient in Greece to be prescribed medical cannabis for medical reasons.

According to, Georgiadis emphasised that he is truly happy because Greek patients have access to a final product of medical cannabis.

People facing chronic pain can return to their daily lives with dignity. This gives me joy and I thank Mrs Panga for coming to see me in person and share this joy with me,” he said.

Panga stated that she is very happy because “cannabis gave me back my life.”

She added that “the minister gave me the freedom to live with hope. Thank you very much on behalf of all of us; there are thousands of patients who have been waiting for this moment.”

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