Six facts you should know about medical cannabis in Brazil

In spite of Brazil's prohibitionist background, civil society, the scientific community, and the market have stimulated the medical cannabis debate in the country.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Medical cannabis has become a hot topic in recent years. While some governments have finally made the first move towards medical cannabis legalization, other countries update their cannabis regulations with more comprehensive ones. Brazil, too, has started taking part in this trend.

On the one hand, cannabis remains a controversial debate in Brazil. As a country of longstanding prohibitionist tradition and one ruled by a government of highly conservative morale, Brazil still remains a long way from more liberal cannabis regulation.

On the other hand, while recreational cannabis is quite a stigma in Brazil's government . . .

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