Clinical studies on medical cannabis still at preliminary stage, says deputy minister | The Malaysian Insight

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Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says laws need to be amended for cannabidiol to be made legal.

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Clinical studies on medical cannabis still at preliminary stage, says deputy minister

Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says laws need to be amended for cannabidiol to be made legal.

Copy URLDeputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says clinical studies on cannabis for medical use in the country are still at earlier stages. – EPA pic, May 19, 2022.CLINICAL studies on cannabis for medical use in Malaysia are still at the preliminary stage and are not as advanced as in foreign countries that have used cannabis for the treatment of chronic diseases, Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali said.

“Cannabis has been placed under the Poisons Act 1952, so to legitimise its use, a host of laws would have to be resolved.

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× Copy URL Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says clinical studies on cannabis for medical use in the country are still at earlier stages.× Copy URL Farmers carry strands of wheat production to the thresher machine to get grains at a village in outskirts of New Delhi, India, April 17, 2022.The Malaysian United Democratic Alliance (Muda) president said these medical patients were not people who distributed cannabis to make money.The state legislative assembly passed the Land Code (Amendment) Bill on Wednesday (May 18) after it was debated by 17 assemblymen.

– EPA pic, May 19, 2022. CLINICAL studies on cannabis for medical use in Malaysia are still at the preliminary stage and are not as advanced as in foreign countries that have used cannabis for the treatment of chronic diseases, Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali said. – EPA pic, May 17, 2022. “Cannabis has been placed under the Poisons Act 1952, so to legitimise its use, a host of laws would have to be resolved. “The actions of patients seeking this alternative should never be equated with the crime of murder, for example - when the death penalty is imposed,” he said in a Facebook post on Wednesday (May 18). Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Alexander Nanta Linggi said the country only imported 15% of its wheat supply from India, the United States and Ukraine while the rest were from Australia. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! . "The amendments would empower the State Planning Authority to approve sites, both on land and offshore, to be used for carbon storage.