Cannabis to be Removed from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; UN, WHO

In a historic vote to reschedule cannabis and cannabis resin, The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) recently accepted the recommendation from the World Health Organization (WHO).   It was a very close call, with 27 votes in favour, 25 votes against, and 1 abstention.   This rescheduling of cannabis and cannabis resin may…