Regulations for cannabis legalization soon: Deputy PM Lamichhane


Regulations to legalize marijuana will be introduced within a month, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane.  Lamichhane made this announcement during a session of the Agriculture, Cooperatives, and Natural Resources Committee of the House of Representatives in Kathmandu on Friday.

Lamichhane explained that these regulations will permit the cultivation of cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes, allowing for the production of medicine and various materials derived from cannabis. He assured that the ministry is actively working on this matter and committed to finalizing the regulations within the next month.

During the meeting, committee chairman Arju Rana Deuba also urged the ministry to formulate regulations for the legalization of marijuana by August.

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