Legalising medical marijuana


PETALING JAYA: Legalising medical marijuana will prevent the substance from being sold in the black market and being open to abuse, say marijuana advocates.

Dr Kelvin Yii, a member of the newly formed parliamentary caucus to study regulations on the use of marijuana and ketum for medical purposes, said they were looking into legalising medical cannabis or hemp which contains cannabidiol (CBD), which has proven health benefits.

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