2 years of cannabis on prescription – usurious prices, cash arbitrariness and supply bottlenecks

Congress Room

Since March 10, 2017 cannabis can be prescribed in Germany, the health insurance funds should take over the costs in severe cases. In practice, however, there are many problems: usury prices of 25, – € per gram, anxious and reserved doctors, arbitrary decisions of health insurance, ignorant and rude police officers, supply shortages in pharmacies and more. For many seriously ill cannabis patients, the law brought no salvation. After more than two years, the gaps in medical care remain large.