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Health Secretary Francisco Duque III gears up to face the Commission on Appointments, which might bring up his stand on medical marijuana
DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III says the Comprehensive Drugs Act allows medical labs to cultivate marijuana for 'medical experiences and research purposes'
The bill on medical cannabis has a long way to go before becoming law
Advocates of House Bill 4477 say the issue is no longer about the medical benefits of marijuana but a question of implementation and regulation in the Philippines
Advocates say the creation of the technical working group is an important step toward the passage of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Bill but the Dangerous Drugs Board thinks the bill is unnecessary
Can doctors support the legalization of medical marijuana in good faith?
The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Bill is still pending with the House committee on health more than a year after it was filed in 2014
PRESS RELEASE: This interactive exhibition debate serves to generate discourse and create awareness on House Bill No 4477 or The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act
Medical groups oppose House Bill 4477 which they say is contrary to the policy of the state to safeguard the well being of its citizenry
Various medical groups say that regulation of medical marijuana should be left to the Food and Drug Administration
A bill recently filed by Isabela Representative Rodolfo Albano III seeks to regulate but not decriminalize marijuana
The bill seeks to establish under the health department a Medical Cannabis Regulatory Authority that will regulate the medical use of cannabis in the country