Hundreds of Brazilians joined together on the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday to march for cannabis legalization, reported Reuters.
While marijuana cultivation and possession of small amounts for private use was decriminalized in 2006, cannabis is still illegal in Brazil. Medical use is allowed only for the terminally ill, or those who have exhausted other possible treatments.
After a two-year hiatus due to pandemic restrictions, participants of the event organized by “Marcha da Maconha” (March for Marijuana) demanded an end to the war on drugs and decriminalization of possession, cultivation and consumption of both adult-use and medical marijuana.
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