News

Poland’s Lower House Votes 440-2 in Favor of Legalizing medical cannabis

By: Soft Secrets, June 28, 2017

Lawmakers in Poland’s Lower House of Parliament have cast 440 votes in favor of legalizing the use of medical cannabis, according to a Yahoo News report. Only two lawmakers voted against the move, with one other House lawmaker abstaining from the vote.

The law must pass through the Senate next — and then the President — before taking full effect, but Poland is the latest member of the European Union to demonstrate signs of moving towards a comprehensive medical cannabis program.

The proposed legislation would allow for doctors to prescribe medicinal cannabis to patients. The products in question would be made by pharmacies using imported materials. The bill would not allow patients to grow their own medicine and does nothing to legalize recreational access to the plant.

The bill was proposed last year by independent lawmaker Piotr Marzec-Liroy, a rapper-turned-politician who rose in popularity in 2015 on the back of the Kukiz’15 anti-establishment movement.

Polling data from January suggests that 78 percent of Polish citizens believe that access to cannabis should be legal.

Other countries in the EU who have made strides towards the implementation of cannabis medicine include Germany, where Canadian cannabis companies are already establishing business ties; the United Kingdom; the Czech Republic; Finland; the Netherlands; Portugal; Spain; and Ireland.

Last month, France’s new president Emmanuel Macron announced a plan to end prison sentences for cannabis consumers.

Source: Rolling Stone (US)

Author: Graham Abbott
Published: June 23, 2017
Website: https://www.ganjapreneur.com
URL

Share this article Linkedin Pinterest

Read more

News

STRAIN special 2019 (3)

By: Soft Secrets, April 18, 2019

Table of contents 1. Ocean Grown Cookies 2. OGKZ Humboldt 3. Panama Aceseeds 4. Purplediol Autoflowering CBD Eliteseeds 5. Red Mandarine F1 Fast Version®(SWS79)...

— Read More
Grow

The Foliage Growth Stage

By: Thomas Valentine, April 1, 2019

Everyone likes to see big, bushy marijuana plants. But how do you get the thick, bright green foliage you see in pictures? Well, read...

— Read More
Grow

Caring For Your Seedlings

By: Soft Secrets, March 29, 2019

So you’ve sprouted your seeds and are looking forward to seeing your first crop flourish. Whether you have 4 plants or 400 plants, the...

— Read More
News

STRAIN special 2019 (1)

By: Soft Secrets, March 27, 2019

Table of contents 1. Atomic Purple El Nirvana 2. Auto Lemon Zkittle Dutch Passion 3. Auto Medikit Buddha Seeds 4. Blueberry Cookies Dinafem Seeds...

— Read More
SoftSecrets nu ook online

Soft Secrets now also available online

High-profile interviews and current news. Items that strike you and images to inspire you. But also sections on beauty, fashion, food, TV, music, art and film.

All magazines
x

We use cookies to give you the best possible online experience. By agreement you allow us to use cookies as indicated in our cookies policy.