Why Germany Just Legalized Medical Marijuana

Update: The German parliament (Bundestag) passed a law on Thursday that officially makes marijuana legal for medicinal purposes.

Patients suffering from serious illness, such as multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, serious appetite loss or nausea from chemotherapy, will now be able to receive prescriptions from their doctors for medical marijuana.

“Seriously ill people must be treated in the best ways possible,” said Health Minister Hermann Gröhe, who proposed the law.

– Read the entire article at The Local.