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Italian Army Growing Medical Cannabis to Help Drive Down Prices

By Gabriel Samuels, The Independent The Italian army is growing large crops of cannabis in order to force the price of the drug down to about €8 per gram, according to the colonel overseeing production. In September 2014, the country’s government announced the army would help increase the production of medical marijuana, with the first secure growing facility …

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Italian Army Begins Cultivating Medical Cannabis

In an effort to reduce the cost of cannabis for qualified patients, Italy’s army has begun cultivating the medicine. “The aim of this operation is to make available to a growing number of patients a medical product which isn’t always readily available on the market, at a much better price for the user,” Colonel Antonio Medica told the Italian website Corriere della …

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Italian Army to Grow Medical Cannabis

Italy’s army will soon begin growing cannabis to help meet the country’s needs for cannabis-derived medications. The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Defense have reached an agreement that will put the military in charge of operations to cultivate cannabis and to produce cannabis-based medicines, according to the Italian newspaper La Stampa. According to …

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