UN has removed cannabis from the list of the most dangerous drugs

The Commission on Narcotic Drugs excluded cannabis and its resin from the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. Voting took place on the recommendation of the World Health Organization. The amendment went through with difficulty: 27 for, 1 — abstained, 25 — against.

The stressed that such changes will help to better study the therapeutic properties of cannabis, and new medical research will begin.

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