Cannabis would no more be a drug in USA
In USA Cannabis will be removed from the category of drugs and will be used normally.
The bill was presented for debate, after hours of debate in the US House of Representatives on Friday, the bill was passed by a majority vote, with 228 members voting in favor of the bill and 164 against it.
However, the bill is yet to be passed by the Senate, which is unlikely to pass because of Donald Trump’s Republican majority. Under the bill, cannabis will be removed from the list of drugs and a 5 per cent tax will be levied on it, which will help
small businesses and rehabilitate drug addicts.
Adult cannabis use is allowed for adults in 15 U.S. states, while it is allowed for medical use in 34 states.
US President Joe Biden has said before the election that he would support lifting the ban.
Just last Wednesday, the
UN Commission on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) accepted the World Health Organization’s recommendation to remove cannabis from Schedule 4, declaring it less dangerous than before and changing its classification.
Earlier, under the
United Nations , cannabis was included in Schedule 4 with drugs such as heroin, but now it has been included in Schedule 1, under which it can be used in medical research and medicine, after which it is hoped. That would pave the way for further research into its use as a treatment for diseases.