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Aberdeen clinic to become first in Scotland to legally prescribe cannabis

1 month ago   |   By Evening Express

Cannabis is to be legally prescribed in Aberdeen from a private clinic - the first one in Scotland to do so.
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Aberdeen clinic plans to be first in Scotland to legally prescribe medical cannabis

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

A clinic in Aberdeen is to become the first place in Scotland to legally prescribe medical cannabis.
Sapphire Medical Clinics says its new unit in the city will provide products “for all conditions acknowledged to benefit from the treatment”.
Medical cannabis was made legal across the UK in November 2018 but only when used to treat a handful of specific medical conditions.
The clinic will require a referral from a GP, prompting health bosses to raise fears that the process will result in doctors using valuable time to funnel patients into private healthcare, where they will receive...
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