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27th November 2023
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19th July 2023
Malta: Cannabis harm-reduction associations, which will be allowed to grow cannabis and distribute it to their members, could be up and running by the end of March 2024, press reports. Leonid Mckay, CEO of the Authority for the Responsible Use of Cannabis (ARUC), said last month that the authority had received 26 applications for the licensing of cannabis clubs.
29th June 2023
Malta: The Ministry of Social Policy and Children’s Rights has launched a National Drugs Policy covering the decade 2023-2033. The paper proposes a zero tolerance policy towards drug users, recommending random drug testing for all drivers, including testing for cannabis. Malta decriminalised recreational cannabis in December 2021.
9th June 2023
30th May 2023
Malta: Following feedback obtained in its stakeholder consultation, the Authority for the Responsible Use of Cannabis has updated some of the regulatory framework for nonprofit associations distributing cannabis for recreational purposes, as provided in the legislative reforms enacted in December 2021. The new rules fine-tune the licence application format, the transportation of cannabis between cultivation and distribution sites, the disposal of waste and the testing of cannabis.
13th March 2023
3rd March 2023
28th February 2023
Malta: The Authority for the Responsible Use of Cannabis is starting today to accept applications for the establishment of cannabis harm-reduction associations, nonprofit organisations that will be allowed to grow cannabis and distribute it to members. Applications must follow guidelines published by the authority earlier this month.
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