A majority of French physicians now appears to align with public opinion that favors allowing dispensing medical marijuana by prescription.
A health professionals’ website conducted an online survey in July and August 2018 that revealed a shift in opinion. The survey in Medicine International Journal of 699 respondents found that 56 percent approved of medical cannabis being available by prescription, while 38 percent opposed, and 5 percent had no opinion.
Most respondents recognized that there is a lack of data on the effects of cannabis on specific illnesses, but considered it effective to fight pain.
French health professionals are rarely questioned about their view on medical…