Medicinal cannabis a category 2 narcotic: ministry – Taipei Times

  • Regardless of whether the government permits medical cannabis, the drug’s status as a category 2 drug would not be changed, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) said on Saturday after a petition calling for medicinal cannabis to be allowed gained more signatures.
  • [Drug] needs for medication or scientific use can be otherwise designated by law, which allows for narcotics to be designated as medicinal drugs, it said.
  • As CBD has possible medicinal properties, it is not listed under restricted drugs, it said.

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