German Cabinet Approves Plan To Liberalize Pot Laws

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Germany took a major step toward marijuana reform on Wednesday when the country’s cabinet approved a bill that will liberalize its cannabis laws. In April, Lauterbach and other German officials unveiled a decidedly more scaled-back cannabis reform proposal than what was originally envisioned. After Wednesday, the measure still must be approved by the German parliament before it becomes law, but it marks a significant step. The approval comes a month after the country’s ministry of health released the draft bill of the new marijuana regulations. The revisions to the cannabis proposal came after German officials met with the European Union.

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Germany took a major step toward marijuana reform on Wednesday when the country’s cabinet approved a bill that will liberalize its cannabis laws.

The approval comes a month after the country’s ministry of health released the draft bill of the new marijuana regulations.

After Wednesday, the measure still must be approved by the German parliament before it becomes law, but it marks a significant step.

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