Miniseries Cannabis News Network is launching a series about medicinal cannabis. In episode three they show you how the first government-controlled system, including Bedrocan as cannabis supplier, is set up and why it is failing its patients.
Cannabis News Network is launching a miniseries on one of the hottest topics in cannabis regulation: the medicinal benefits of the plant and the struggle of patients to get access to it.
In 2001, the Dutch government set up the Office for Medicinal Cannabis (BMC). This organization is responsible for the production of cannabis for medicinal and scientific purposes.
By doing this, the Netherlands became the first country in the world to start a government-controlled medicinal cannabis program. A pharmaceutical system functioning under strict conditions and meeting the United Nations’ requirements, and giving one company, Bedrocan, the monopoly in supplying cannabis.
In episode 3 of this series, Cannabis News Network shows you how this system is set up and why it is failing its patients.