The health Ministry has commented on the legalization of cannabis

В Минздраве прокомментировали ситуацию с легализацией каннабиса

The new head of the Ministry of health considers it possible to permit medical cannabis, and related problems are solvable.

The Minister of health of Ukraine Zoryana Skaletska does not exclude that in the near future in the Verkhovna Rada may be a new bill to legalize medical cannabis. She stated this at a press conference on Wednesday, September 4, reports RBC-Ukraine.

In particular, Skalecka commented on the information that the former head of the Ministry of health Ulyana Suprun has submitted for the government meeting on the legalization of medical marijuana, however, the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov has blocked the initiative.

“As for the position Avakov on cannabis… we had a discussion in Parliament. Indeed, there is a question, but this does not mean that it is categorical. We just have to study this point in more detail, with a maximum rationale medical use. If we explain, I think we can have a constructive conversation,” said Skaletsky.

She also said that the draft law on the legalization of cannabis, which was in the Parliament, many questions arose.

According to Skaletsky, the deputies of the faction of the Servants of the people have their own ideas on this matter, in connection with the possible emergence of the new bill.

We will remind, the former chief Executive of the Department Suprun argued for the legalization of medical cannabis.

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine issued the first license for production of marijuana.

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