Drugstores in Greater Belo Horizonte Begin Selling Cannabidiol Products

Under ANVISA's new regulations, products may only be purchased on prescription; cannabis is used to treat several chronic diseases.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Drugstores in Belo Horizonte, the capital of Minas Gerais, and its large suburbs Betim and Contagem, are starting to sell cannabidiol products. The sale was authorized by the National Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) in April this year.

Ten Pacheco drugstores branches in Belo Horizonte, one in Betim, and one in Contagem will now be selling the product. It may also be purchased at any branch of Droga Raia, while only one branch of Drogaria Araujo will be selling it. The Cannabidiol will be sold for approximately R$2,400 (US$480).

The product is a phytopharmaceutical . . .

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