UN Reclassifies Cannabis in Nod to Plant’s Therapeutic Prospects

UN Reclassifies Cannabis in Nod to Plant’s Therapeutic Prospects

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UN Reclassifies Cannabis in Nod to Plant’s Therapeutic Prospects

After some 59 years, the chief drug policy-making entity of the United Nations (UN) has voted to remove cannabis from a listing of narcotics designated as potentially addictive and dangerous, and having little to no therapeutic use. The reclassification by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) opens the door to greater recognition of the medicinal and therapeutic potential of cannabis. However, the plant’s use for purposes other than medical and scientific will remain illegal. The…

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