5/6 October 2023
On 16 August 2023, the German Federal Cabinet adopted the draft of an "Act on the Controlled Use of Cannabis and on the Amendment of Further Regulations" (Cannabis Law - CanG).
In the submitted draft bill of the BMG, these two new acts were still planned:
Compared to the BMG draft bill, the following articles are included in the draft Act that has now been passed:
The MedCanG is essentially to be based on the regulations of the German Narcotics Act (Betäubungsmittelgesetz - BtMG), which have proven themselves in practice. Medical cannabis will continue to be subject to prescription.
The essential regulations can be found in the press release of the BMG.