ITALY|Low-THC Weed in Italy Is Disrupting Pharmaceutical Sales

Researchers from the University of York in the UK— have determined that even low THC weed and very limited form of “cannabis” legalization has a surprising impact on the sales of prescriptions drugs.

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The researchers were able to track “dispensed boxes” of all medications, as Italy has a very bizarre healthcare system where the government actually reimburses you for the medications you need. The study looked at these reimbursements for two years in more than 100 provinces of Italy. They found a reduction of medications across the board, with an overall reduction of 1.6 percent. But they found that certain medications were seemingly being swapped out for this low-THC “light cannabis.”

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