No universal policy on medical pot for hospitals

By Gary Scott on February 17, 2016 at 1:07pm

Medical marijuana patients in West Central Illinois are finding out there are differences in how hospitals recommend medicinal marijuana.

Eric Feldman with our reporting partners at WICS ABC Newschannel 20 has this report:

Hospitals Differ in Handling Doctor Recommendations for Medical Marijuana

We reached out to Passavant Area Hospital, which provided us with basically the same statement as Memorial released to Channel 20. The Passavant statement adds, “Physicians are not allowed to issue medical marijuana certifications to patients in accordance with Passavant Physician Services policy”.