Joint venture: health tech portal makes access to cannabis products easier
SA’s first online medical cannabis clinic opens but not everyone is happy with ‘colonisation of the internet’
A new development in SA’s medical marijuana industry is the setting up of the country’s first online cannabis clinics.
It’s a new health tech portal that allows patients to book a virtual consultation with a healthcare practitioner trained in medicinal cannabis use, and facilitates the process right through to delivery — anywhere in the country.
“A group of us got together when the laws changed and looked at international markets and how they were working. And then we looked at how we could bring that learning into the South African context,” said Craig Ludwig, chief strategy officer at Cannabis Clinics...