Where is the medical marijuana legal?


In many countries around the world, the legal status of cannabis is based on the laws on narcotic substances and psychotropic preparations that govern its cultivation, transportation, sale and use.

Limited marijuana circulation is possible in the Netherlands, North Korea, Czech Republic, Georgia, Spain, Portugal and Austria. Medical use of marijuana is allowed in Croatia, Israel, Poland, Greece. In 2013 Uruguay fully legalized the use of marijuana. On 9 June 2018 Canada became the first G7 country to pass a law authorizing the use of marijuana throughout the country.

rukovodstvo po meditsinskoy marihuane 1Where is the medical marijuana legal?

In the U.S., marijuana is still illegal under federal law because it is classified as a Class A drug. But some states have legalized cannabis for both medical and recreational purposes. As of January 1, 2018, this: Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Washington DC. Only medical use of cannabis is allowed in 31 states, and there are more and more every year. But each state has its own laws about how much marijuana is allowed, how many plants are allowed to grow, and what is the indication for medical marijuana use. This information is continuously updated on the website of the National Conference of State Laws.

In Russia marijuana belongs to List I of Prohibited Substances (substances withdrawn from civil circulation without exceptions), its use without medical prescription is punishable by a fine or administrative arrest. Use on prescription is not considered a criminal offence. However, a person engaged in the production, sale and/or forwarding of a substance is subject to criminal liability. A donation may be considered as sale. In Ukraine, marijuana, cannabis resin, extracts and tinctures of cannabis are considered to be particularly dangerous drugs, the circulation of which is prohibited on an equal basis with, for example, heroin and opium. In Belarus, marijuana is also listed as "very dangerous drugs" with heroin and amphetamine. But in 2017, the Constitutional Court of Georgia recognized the norm of criminal prosecution, especially imprisonment, as violating human rights, even in case of repeated use of marijuana. Abolition of criminal punishment does not mean legalization of marijuana in https://cfdfc.org Georgia. Smoking that substance was still illegal, but from now on it was punishable only by administrative penalties.

 



 
 
 

 

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