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A legal battle between Doctors Express Urgent Care Ltd., and the Customs and Border Control is expected to begin in the Grand Court tomorrow (3 Nov.).
The Doctors Express medical clinic is once again stocking pharmaceutical-grade vaporisable medical cannabis almost a year after being ordered to stop prescribing and selling those products.
The woman who inspired a movement to legalize medicinal cannabis in the Cayman Islands has died.
Cannabis has enormous potential to help treat a variety of conditions which currently have no cure, according to two experts in the field who gave an educational seminar to around 200 people at the Lions Centre on Wednesday night.
A Cayman Islands pharmacy says it has secured an import permit to bring cannabis oil to the territory for medicinal purposes.It is believed to be the first such permission to be granted since cannabis oil extracts and tinctures were legalized late last year.
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A legislative vote Monday has cleared the way for cannabis oil to be prescribed in the Cayman Islands for cancer patients and other medical issues if the government can find a legal supplier. Lawmakers approved a key second reading of a bill that will amend the Misuse of Drugs Law to allow the substance, derived from the marijuana plant, to be prescribed by local doctors and carried by Cayman pharmacies.
The legalization of cannabis oil for medicinal purposes was supported by all present Cayman Islands lawmakers Monday afternoon. “[This bill] is going to give [patients] hope to be able to cope,” said Education Minister Tara Rivers. “That…is a very powerful drug in itself.”
Legislation that would legalize cannabis oil for medicinal purposes in the Cayman Islands was introduced Friday afternoon, but Legislative Assembly debate on the measure was held until Monday. Premier Alden McLaughlin said he agreed to bring forward proposed changes to the Misuse of Drugs Law.
Premier Alden McLaughlin (who is an attorney) outlined the case against moving forward with the legalization of medical marijuana in the Cayman Islands. He then endorsed moving forward with the legalization of medical marijuana in the Cayman Islands.
Government has warned there are no guarantees that cannabis oil will be available to patients in the Cayman Islands – even after medical use is legalized.
Pressure is growing for government to swiftly follow through on its commitment to make regulatory changes to allow doctors to prescribe cannabis oil for medical purposes.