In the district court of tel Aviv charged the head office of the post anesthetic patient rehabilitation hospital «Volfson» Dr. Dothan Abraham, whom the media called «Dr. Cannabis». He is accused of bribery, money laundering, fraud in aggravating circumstances. Also charged 36-year-old Roy Havera, the suspect in the mediation of bribery.
Dr. Dothan Abraham is accused of issuing bogus permits to use medical marijuana.
In the materials of the indictment States that between 2011 and 2015, the defendants entered into a criminal conspiracy in which Havera supplied clients Abraham Dothan, helping them to bypass the General queue, set by the health insurance Fund.
The defendants also are accused of concealing income in the amount of 356 thousand shekels.
Lawyer Abraham Dothan argues that his client gave recommendations to individuals suffering from chronic pain and fully meet the criteria of the Ministry of health.
Note that medical marijuana is a topic of longstanding controversy, and the process of its preparation can be delayed for many months. To obtain prescription must be submitted to the Ministry of health recommendation from a specialist for chronic pain. In addition, according to the instructions of the Ministry of health, permission to purchase marijuana should be updated once a year.
In September 2014 in the media appeared information about what the Ministry intends to allow family physicians to update their own «recipes» to those who are already using cannabis. Specialists of the Ministry of health, as reported in the press, intended thereby to cut queues at the clinic on chronic pain in hospitals.