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Medicinal Cannabis voted today, June 15th, in Parliament



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The vote for the approval of Medicinal Cannabis will take place today, 15 June, after the Plenary of the Assembly of the Republic (AR), during the regimental voting period.

O poll guide it has already been distributed to the Members of Parliament, who will have to give their opinion on the text on the replacement of medical cannabis discussed and revised by the specialist committee.

The parliamentary agenda for 15 June was updated the day before, with the inclusion of the voting guide for parliamentary work, confirming what was already expected. The final diploma on medical cannabis thus returns to the Plenary for a final vote, after the final text has been approved in the specialty with the amendments suggested by the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP).

The Replacement Text voted by the Health Commission refers to the draft Law 726/XIII/3.ª, of the Left Bloc — “Regulates the use of cannabis plant, substances and preparations for medicinal purposes” — e727/XIII/ 3, of People—Animals—Nature (PAN) — “For the admissibility of the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes”.

The final document will be voted on by all the deputies of the Chamber and, if approved, it will go on to be promulgated by the President of the Republic.

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[Disclaimer: Please note that this text was originally written in Portuguese and is translated into English and other languages ​​using an automatic translator. Some words may differ from the original and typos or errors may occur in other languages.]


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