German parliament legalizes cannabis for medical consumption – Cannabis News

The German parliament has voted to allow consumption of the drug for medical purposes. The issue had been a point of heated discussion in the country for a long time.

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Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017 – Marijuana News

(CNN) Germany will legalize medical marijuana next year, the country's health minister said.

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Germany mulls state cannabis body for pain relief

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Germany's government has plans to set up a pharmaceutical agency to regulate the cultivation of cannabis for medicinal purposes, according to a media report. Such a step could make the drug more accessible to ill people.

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Cannabis parade draws in thousands for 'joint' effort in Berlin

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Thousands of people took to the streets of Berlin to advocate the legalization of cannabis. The 19th annual "Hanfparade" (hemp parade) has also found support among some politicians.
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