A cannabis “prescription” is written by a doctor to be dispensed at a pharmacy (eg CVS, Walgreens, etc.) as medical marijuana. A recommendation from a doctor is simply the patient’s permission (“recommendation”) to use cannabis, which can be obtained in any state where medical marijuana is legal. Although both are legal under state law, there are currently 29 states with legislation that allow medical cannabis and the District of Columbia. Epidiolex, an FDA-approved drug that contains CBD (cannabidiol), has been listed on Schedule 5 by the Drug Enforcement Administration since June 25, 2019. This means that it is now legal to dispense in all 50 states with a doctor’s prescription and pharmacy license. .. As mentioned above, it was “dispensed” in the pharmacy.