The Minister of Health, Mr. Adonis Georgiadis, met today, Tuesday, February 27, 2024, with Mrs. Anna Paga, the first patient who was prescribed a medicinal cannabis preparation for medical reasons in our country.

After the meeting, the Minister of Health Adonis Georgiadis said:

“I am really happy because, overcoming myself and my initial reservations from stereotypes of the past, I was able both as Minister of Development at the beginning, but also as Minister of Health afterwards, to reach the current point.

Greek patients finally have access to a final medicinal cannabis product. People facing chronic pain, to be able to return to their daily lives with dignity. This gives me joy and I thank Mrs. Paga for coming to see me in person and sharing her joy with me.”

For her part, Mrs. Anna Paga stated:

“I am very happy because cannabis has given me my life back and the Minister has given me my freedom to live with hope. Thank you very much for all of us, there are many thousands of patients who have been waiting for this moment.”