Cannabis oil available in pharmacies across Macedonia without prescription


We have fulfilled another significant promise to improve the healthcare system in the country. As of today, cannabis oil will be available for purchase without prescription across pharmacies in Macedonia. This oil will be with a less than 0.2 percent THC level, and it will available with two different concentrations of CBD­ 5 and 7 percent, the Health Ministry informed on Monday.
“With this new product, we met the requests of the citizens and the expert community, whose remarks, opinions and suggestions we heard in public debates on this subject and we implemented them in a legal solution in March this year. According to international experiences, the cannabis oil can have positive effects on conditions like stress, anxiousness, nervousness, depression and it can also be used to fight symptoms of nausea, sickness, helps in digestive balance and boosting the immune system. That’s why the oil is sold without prescription and is available to everyone. Also, the product will be without traces of pesticides and herbicides, made with low temperature extraction and
without the use of organic diluters, meaning that it will be a high quality product. However, it is important to know and keep in mind that this oil can not be a substitute for standard therapy, unless it is prescribed by a doctor,” the Ministry said.


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