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Ukraine’s president pushes for medical marijuana legalization to support those affected by war

zelensky and cannabis buds

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has expressed support for the legalization of medical marijuana, emphasizing its potential benefits for individuals suffering from the psychological and physical tolls of the country's conflict with Russia.

By acknowledging the profound impact of war-related trauma, the president believes that medical cannabis could serve as a therapeutic tool, offering relief and support to those in need.

We must finally fairly legalize cannabis-based medicines for all those who need them, with appropriate scientific research and controlled Ukrainian production. - Volodymyr Zelensky

With this endorsement, Ukraine joins the growing global movement recognizing the potential of medical marijuana in addressing the challenges faced by war veterans and individuals affected by conflict-induced trauma.


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