France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but may consider allowing its medical use
While all the newspapers jump at the opportunity to sell dreams to the public. France does not intend to legalize cannabis for recreational purposes, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday.
“The position of the French state is clear. We are against the legalization of recreational cannabis. There is an ongoing discussion about medical use, ”Mr. Borne told LCI television.
Borne's comments follow the publication on Thursday of a report by the French think tank of the Conseil d'Analyse Economique recommending the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in France.
Several countries, including Germany, Italy and Denmark, already allow the prescription of cannabis for medical purposes, and last year Canada became the second country in the world to fully legalize cannabis.
In France, GreenLeaf, a French hemp and healthcare company specializing in cannabis, recently said it had agreed to be taken over by competitor EMMAC Life Sciences Ltd, as legal cannabis use grew. for medical purposes is developing.
While waiting to summarize the situation, we prefer to remain vigilant on the evolution of cannabis in France, let the experts debate ...