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15th May 2023
21st February 2023
Philippines: Former House speaker Pantaleon Alvarez of the minority Party for Democratic Reform has filed a bill in the House of Representatives to remove cannabis and its derivatives from the list of dangerous drugs and decriminalise its cultivation and possession. The bill is pending in the Dangerous Drugs Committee.
14th December 2022
Philippines: At a hearing on the Medical Cannabis Compassionate Bill, some senators expressed concerns about the legalisation of medical cannabis, arguing that it could lead to abuses of illegal cannabis. However, senator Nancy Binay, of the majority bloc United Nationalist Alliance party, said the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) should draw up a processing system to facilitate access for patients while waiting for Congress to approve a law on legalisation. The bill is currently awaiting approval by the Health Committee.
22nd July 2022
10th May 2022
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