Malaysiakini
NEWS

Health Ministry open to clinical research on medical marijuana

Geraldine Tong

Published
Modified 27 Mar 2019, 10:49 am

PARLIAMENT | Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad told the Dewan Rakyat today that there is "space for the ministry to get consent" for clinical research into the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

"The ministry has considered medical marijuana being given space for clinical research – not in terms of planting and cultivation, but for the purposes of treatment, medication and health...

Share this story

Comments

By posting a comment, you agree to our Terms & Conditions as stipulated in full here

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Foul language, profanity, vulgarity, slanderous, personal attack, threatening, sexually-orientated comments or the use of any method of communication that may violate any law or create needless unpleasantness will not be tolerated. Antisocial behaviour such as "spamming" and "trolling" will be suspended. Violators run the risk of also being blocked permanently.

REPORT VIOLATORS

Please use the report feature that is available below each comment to flag offending comments for our moderators to take action. Do not take matters in your own hands to avoid unpleasant and unnecessary exchanges that may result in your own suspension or ban.