Legal cannabis plans breach international law – State Council

Luxembourg has already had to scale back plans to fully legalise cannabis
Luxembourg Times (Luxembourg)
Thursday, March 16, 2023

luxembourg cannabisLuxembourg's plans to allow residents to grow four cannabis plants at their home have been thrown into question after the country's de-facto upper chamber stated the proposals would breach international law. Lawmakers who put forward the draft law "risk exposing themselves to criticism on the international level of non-conformity with international law," the State Council said in a legal opinion. While Luxembourg's plans would breach international law, they would conform with existing EU law, the state council found, given the country would not completely legalise cannabis. (See also: Cannabis cultivé chez soi : l’Europe ne dit pas non)