Ukraine intends to allow medical marijuana
The MPs plan to legalize medical marijuana by regulating the rules for its circulation.
The Verkhovna Rada has registered bill No. 5596 On Amendments to Certain Laws Regarding the Regulation of the Circulation of Hemp for Medical Purposes, Scientific and Scientific and Technical Activities. This was reported on the website of the parliament.
“After the adoption of the bill, Ukrainian patients will have access to treatment and relief of complex diseases, which is in line with modern world practice,” wrote one of the authors of the initiative from the Servant of the People Yevhen Kravchuk on Facebook.
According to her, the law will introduce increased control over the circulation of cannabis for medical and scientific purposes. In particular, the bill provides for an electronic register of all hemp-based drugs, they can be purchased exclusively by electronic prescriptions from a doctor.
Kravchuk noted that licensing of any activity related to the circulation of medical cannabis will also be carried out.
The People’s Deputy also writes that after the adoption of the bill, Ukrainian scientists and the pharmaceutical industry will be able to conduct clinical trials according to international standards, and Ukraine will join the countries of the world that successfully use hemp for medical purposes.
Previously cannabis medicines were allowed in Ukraine… Some drugs that use medicinal marijuana extract have been removed from the drug list.
Medical marijuana is legalized in 60 countries around the world, and UN removed it from the list most dangerous drugs.
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