Judge in Rio Allows Parkinson’s Patient to Plant Marijuana for Treatment

With the fast progression of the disease, manifested in muscle stiffness, memory loss and traces of depression, the woman's partner began to seek solutions that would provide a better quality of life and dignity to the patient.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Judge Rosana Navega, of the 1st Criminal Court of Niterói in the State of Rio de Janeiro, granted an injunction for a woman to plant and transport Cannabis sativa, the marijuana plant, for Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?