The Prime Minister approved the provision according to which special medical workers can recommend the use of cannabis possessing therapeutic properties during the treatment of a number of diseases. At the level of the relevant regulatory legal acts, tetrahydrocannabinol has been moved from the list of "Especially dangerous psychotropic substances whose turnover is prohibited" to the list of "Psychotropic substances whose turnover is limited".
 
Last week, the Prime Minister of Greece announced the media that "Greece is beginning a new milestone of its development, finally deciding on the possibility of using psychoactive hemp for medical purposes." In turn, the country's parliamentarians focused on the fact that Greece has become another country providing an opportunity for its citizens to use the therapeutic properties of cannabis for the treatment of severe, including chronic diseases.
 
Similar unanimous statements by representatives of several branches of the Greek government became possible after the Prime Minister approved a provision according to which special medical workers can recommend the use of cannabis having therapeutic properties during the treatment of a number of diseases.
 
According to information disseminated by state officials involved in the formation of mechanisms for monitoring the processes associated with the cultivation, processing, sale, and legal use of psychoactive hemp in the country, initially the treatment will be carried out with the help of extracts imported to the country from abroad.
 
Comments of the Association "Ukrainian technical hemp"
 
At the level of the relevant regulatory legal acts, tetrahydrocannabinol has been moved from the list of "Especially dangerous psychotropic substances whose turnover is prohibited" to the list of "Psychotropic substances whose turnover is limited".
 
Taking into account the fact that Greece is a part of the European Union, the legislation common to the EU regulating the order of cultivation of industrial crops of technical hemp is in force on the territory of the country (it is allowed to legally grow the plant for industrial purposes with the amount of THC not exceeding 0.2%).
 
To date, the use of psychoactive hemp for medical purposes has already been officially authorized in the Czech Republic, Finland, Spain, the Netherlands and Portugal.
 

Information taken from the site http://tku.org.ua