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Switzerland Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Marijuana Legalization Pilot Program

Switzerland’s lower house has unanimously approved a bill that would allow marijuana to be sold legally as part of a pilot program. The program is designed to allow officials to research the impacts of allowing marijuana to be legally sold through licensed outlets. It would allow 1,000 people to purchase marijuana from government-approved and licensed …

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Switzerland Legalizes Cannabis Medicine

Switzerland has officially become the 23rd nation in the world to approve Sativex for use by those with multiple sclerosis; Sativex is a medical spray made up entirely of cannabis-derived cannabinoids. “This approval in Switzerland marks yet another regulatory success for Sativex, which is now approved in a total of 23 countries,” stated Justin Gover, …

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Cannabis Possession Now Decriminalized in Switzerland

As of Tuesday, October 1st, the possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis is no longer a criminal offense in Switzerland. Instead, it’s an $110 ticket. Under this new law, the ticket associated with possessing up to 10 grams of cannabis won’t result in a court appearance, nor will it go on someone’s permanent …

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