Medical marijuana legislation has been officially approved in the Czech Republic, after it was signed into law today by Czech President Vaclav Klaus. The law had recently passed both houses of Parliament.
The new law allows patients who get a prescription from a doctor to use and possess cannabis, as well as buy it through pharmacies. The cannabis will imported to the country, to be later grown locally by firms that would be licensed by the government.
This announcement was made by the Associated Press this afternoon.