Restriction over cannabis unchanged - minister


Modified 4 Dec 2020, 5:43 am

The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs’ decision to drop cannabis and cannabis resin from Schedule IV of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs 1961 (1961 Convention) does not change the control status of the substances in the country.

Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin (above) said the UN commission’s 63rd session, which took place in Vienna, Austria, on Wednesday, had agreed to accept the motion.

He said cannabis and cannabis-related substances remained...

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