Italian City Votes To Legalize Cannabis

The City Council of Turin, Italy, has given approval to a proposal to legalize cannabis, making Turin the first Italian city to do so.  italy

The measure consists of two parts; the first permits cannabis to be used for therapeutic and medical purposes, while the second part overrules a 2006 Fini-Giovanardi law, which abolished any distinction between cannabis and hard drugs, and introduced the same penalties for possession of cannabis as heroin.

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