Members of a potential German coalition government, including the party of Chancellor Angela Merkel, are nearing agreement on a deal to legalize marijuana,

Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union and its ally the Christian Social Union together got the most votes in September’s election, but they also lost seats and don’t have a clear majority. That means they need the support of other parties to govern.

The conservative alliance is now in talks with Free Democrats and Greens to form a governing agreement and, as part of those negotiations, are nearing completion of a deal to legalize marijuana and have it legally distributed through pharmacies, the German newspaper Stuttgarter-Zeitung is reporting.

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Tom Angell ~ MarijuanaMoment.Net via 420Intel.com

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