UN's Commission on Narcotic Drug Delays Vote on Cannabis Recommendations
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UN's Commission on Narcotic Drug Delays Vote on Cannabis Recommendations

The Commission on Narcotic Drugs will not be voting on the WHO cannabis recommendations March.

February 27, 2019

The United Nations' Committee on Narcotic Drugs will not be voting on the recommendations provided by the World Health Organization vis-à-vis cannabis at its upcoming session in March. The delay in vote comes after the recommendations were submitted later than expected.

Last month, the World Health Organization issued several recommendations to the CND regarding cannabis. The organization advised recognizing the medical usefulness of marijuana and its removal from Schedule IV and providing additional information about CBD not being under international control, among other things.

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