Just published: Oct. 2021 report on the 2015-2021 cannabis scheduling process at the WHO and United Nations (open access PDF)
After 60 years of status quo, 3 years of scientific review by WHO and 2 years of diplomatic discussions, today, the United Nations finally withdrew cannabis from 1961 Convention Schedule IV –the “prohibition schedule”
194 organizations from 50 countries call for Cannabis deschedulling at the United Nations in official statement.
PRESS RELEASE | 31st Jan. 2019 | Outcome of #ECDD41 on Cannabis. World Health Organization acknowledges medical use of Cannabis after 60 years of denial.
WHO finishes this week their scientific review of cannabis, THC, CBD extracts, etc. Their conclusions could change cannabis scheduling in the drug Treaties.
After thoroughly assessing Cannabis, THC and CBD in June, the WHO has just recognized its historical misjudgment that led to the placement of Cannabis medicines among heroin or fentanyl derivates, and will consider an international change of scheduling to adequate policies with evidence. #ECDD40
This week in Geneva for the first time ever, the WHO drugs committee has heard the voices of doctors, patients, and researchers, and started to weigh the harms and benefits of Cannabis neutrally.
FAAAT submitted a contribution to the post-UNGASS 2016 thematic debates organized by the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs, on October 2016. This contribution has been posted online on the website of the UNODC and can be downloaded here.