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Global Cannabis News Updates - The Swiss Go THC, Germany Flip-Flops on Rec, Costa Rica Says Yes...

August 30, 2022 What is going on around the world in cannabis legalization?

Swiss Town To Pilot Recreational Cannabis Sales

Basel-Stadt, a region in northern Switzerland, announced that they will be starting pilot trials of legal marijuana sales by September 2022.

This marks an milestone for Switzerland, a potential first step towards marijuana legalization, reports The Straits Times. “The scientific knowledge gained from this provides a basis for discussion for a future responsible cannabis policy,” said the region in a statement. Currently, cannabis can only be bought for medical uses, though non-medical marijuana use is widely available but it only contains under 1% THC.

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