Czech Senate majority vote to legalize marijuana use for medical purposes. It will be sold only in pharmacies and on prescription.
According to ITAR-TASS, the adoption of this decision voted 67 out of 74 senators who voted against and only two policies.
Thus, the Czech lawmakers have put an end to the long discussion on the resolution to use marijuana to treat certain diseases, such as eczema, and seizures. According to the decision, first Czech arrange delivery of cannabis from the Netherlands and Israel, then the country will begin to grow their own plants. To do this, local manufacturers need to obtain a state license, the estimated cost of which will amount to little more than a hundred dollars.
Senators emphasize that despite this decision, independent unlicensed cultivation of cannabis in the home will still prohibited.
Approved by the Senate Law will come into force upon signature by Czech President Vaclav Klaus.