Malta became the first EU country to legalize the legalize Cannabis Adults will be allowed to carry seven grams of legalize Cannabis and no more than four seedlings at home.
However, smoking in public or in the presence of children may be illegal.
There are similar programs in many other lands, such as Germany, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. Countries like the Netherlands allow the use of marijuana in certain situations.
Malta’s parliament voted Tuesday afternoon, with 36 of 27 votes in favor of the amendment.
Equality Minister Owen Bonnici said the “historic” program would prevent marijuana users from pursuing justice and would “stop drug trafficking by ensuring that [users] no longer have access to Cannabis. Safe and normal access.”
However, Malta’s opposition Nationalist Party voted for a change.
In October, its leader, Bernard Grecht, a former supporter of the new law, warned that it would “strengthen the illegal market where organized crime is rampant,” according to the Times.
Opponents have called on Maltese President George Vella to sign it into law.
Under these changes, those who hold more than 7 grams but less than 28 grams can be fined 100 Euros.
The penalty for smoking in public will be € 235 and anyone who smokes marijuana in front of anyone under the age of 18 can be fined up to € 500.
Marijuana organizations that distribute drugs or seeds will be established to grow to control how much one buys – and one can be a member of one organization.
There is support for young people to take it. they will be recommended for care or treatment rather than being arrested or facing criminal charges.
International cannabis laws
From Malta, a junior member of the European Union, it could be the first in several countries to change its cannabis laws after the United Nations reunited for medical purposes last year.
The governments of Luxembourg, Germany and Switzerland have announced plans to launch a regulated market.
Cannabis is illegal in the Netherlands, famous for its marijuana cafes. But there is a tolerance for the drug sold in coffee shops.
Italy will hold a referendum on the issue next year, and South Africa, Mexico, Jamaica, Portugal and other US countries still have similar laws.
Uruguay became the first country in the world to legalize marijuana use in 2013, followed by Canada in 2018.
Source: BBC News