10 months Palace welcomes passage of medical cannabis bill in lower house MB
By Argyll Cyrus Geducos Malacañang welcomed the passage of the bill which legalizes the use of marijuana for medical purposes in the third and final reading in the House of Representatives this week. A total of 163 lawmakers voted “yes” to House Bill 6517 or the Philippine Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act which legalizes the use and research of medical marijuana in the country. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo (OPS / MANILA BULLETIN) The bill seeks to provide “compassionate and right of access to medical cannabis and expanding research into its medicinal properties.” In his press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Panelo said the ... more