Cannabis in North Macedonia
Cannabis in North Macedonia is legal for medical purposes, but illegal for recreational purposes.
On February 9, 2016, the Macedonian Parliament Health Committee gave its approval for the legalization of medical marijuana. Beginning in June 2016, patients without a prescription were allowed to buy oil with 0.2 per cent cannabinoids or less; more concentrated forms require prescription.
Only small amounts of cannabis are grown in North Macedonia, since the quality and price of cannabis in neighboring Albania is superior.
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