On May 18, the “Hemp Freedom March” will be held in Kyiv. The objective of the march is to to support liberalization of the state policy towards cannabis and use it for science and medicine.
Participants of the march will meet at 12:00 under the Parliament. They will require appropriate conditions for the use of cannabis in medicine, ant to provide patients with access to hemp drugs and legalize the circulation of such products.
With the help of cannabis treat chronic pain, epilepsy, anorexia, post-traumatic syndrome, immune system disease, arthritis and rheumatism, asthma, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, diabetic neuropathy, and other ailments.
In Ukraine, it is forbidden to use drugs on the basis of cannabis and to study hemp and criminal liability is provided.
The petition for legalization of medical cannabis in Ukraine has gained 25 thousand signatures — the required number of votes for its consideration by the parliamentary committee.