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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 25.06.2019, 23:16

Signature drive under way to have marihuana legalized for medical purposes in Latvia

BC, Riga, 26.10.2015.Print version, the community initiative portal, has launched a signature drive to have marihuana legalized in Latvia for medical purposes.

The specific entity behind the drive – calling itself "Marihulatvia", reported to LETA that about 100 people have signed the petition so far.


It also explained the motivation behind the effort: "An opportunity for persons with specific ailments to receive the treatment that is already reality in several countries worldwide – "that can do good in situations where medication cannot."


The drive's initiators add that marihuana can be "an alternative to many pharmaceutical drugs, whose side-effects are much more serious than any possible damage cannabis could cause."

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