Brazil – Article: Judiciary Branch Takes The “Regulatory” Role For Cannabis Tillage In Brazil

Brazil – Article: Judiciary Branch Takes The “Regulatory” Role For Cannabis Tillage In Brazil

Lack of specific regulation cannot prevent the planting of cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes There has been a lot of discussion regarding the planting of cannabis in Brazil because the Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency – Anvisa published in December last year the RDC No. 327/19 to allow the manufacture, import and commercialization of cannabis-based products for medicinal purposes.  However, in the same occasion, this regulatory agency filed the proposal that dealt with the cultivation of cannabis sativa in the country. Since Law No. 11,343/06 (Drug Law) was enacted the planting of cannabis for medicinal or scientific purposes is allowed in Brazil, and Anvisa is the competent regulatory body to complement the gap in the criminal law and enact regulation to register products, substances and services that can affect the health of the population. If Anvisa did not do so (even after more than fourteen years since the Drug Law was enacted), eyes and attention are now focused in the Brazilian National Congress.  Bill No. 399/15 is still pending in the Special Committee of the Chamber of Deputies.  If approved, it may allow the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes throughout the national territory. By expanding cannabis beyond its medical purposes, it should be noted that many countries have already issued specific regulations to distinguish cannabis considered “marijuana” (or any name used for the variety used as a drug) from those with industrial application and intended for fiber and seed production (classified as industrial hemp or hemp). The United Nations…

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