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Near impossible to research marijuana in M'sia, says group

Alyaa Alhadjri
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An advocate for medical marijuana today claimed that it has been nearly impossible for individuals or groups to conduct cannabis-related research in the country, as the plant is still defined as a narcotic under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 (DDA).

According to Malaysian Society of Awareness (Masa) president Intan Mustika Putri Mokhtar, the government has rejected foreign studies on the medical use of marijuana, and requested for local evidence to support legalisation...

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