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KJ Allows Importation & Use of Medical Marijuana with Compliance to The Law

today9 November 2021

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Khairy: Medical marijuana can be used in Malaysia if it passes national regulations | Malaysia | Malay Mail
source: Malay Mail

Drug use and people who use drugs have become a topic of heated discussion during the pandemic due to the unrelenting effects of lockdowns and financial stress.

Time and time again, we see these individuals being punished instead of rehabilitated which has spearheaded a rally against Malaysia’s war on drugs.

After a long and arduous battle by many Malaysians, health minister Khairy Jamaluddin has finally announced today that medicinal products containing cannabis or its derivatives can be imported and used in Malaysia as long as they comply with existing laws and have received the necessary approvals.

Syed Saddiq calls for govt to look into legalising medical marijuana and hemp | Malaysia | Malay Mail
source: Malay Mail

This news comes in light of Syed Saddiq’s recent push in parliament to delve deeper into the legalisation of medical marijuana and hemp, stating that it’s a billion dollar business and could become profitable for Malaysia.

The Muar MP had also formed a nine MP committee to study the…

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Written by: Ameera Rosli


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