WHO proposes rescheduling cannabis to allow medical applications

  title={WHO proposes rescheduling cannabis to allow medical applications},
  author={S. Mayor},
  • S. Mayor
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • BMJ
The World Health Organization has proposed rescheduling cannabis within international law to take account of the growing evidence for medical applications of the drug, reversing its position held for the past 60 years that cannabis should not be used in legitimate medical practice. The WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence met late last year to critically review available evidence on cannabis and related substances and to agree the most appropriate level of international control.1 The… Expand
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