This article was originally published in Portuguese on the Sechat website on February 12, 2023. The approval and subsequent sanction of the bill that provides for the supply of Cannabis-based medicines in the public health system in São Paulo is, above all, a victory of civil society. Serving as the driving force behind the parliamentary...
Medical cannabis in São Paulo’s public health system is the result of active citizenship by civil society
An important step towards democratizing access to the medicinal properties of cannabis was taken last Tuesday (31st) with the sanctioning of the bill that authorizes the supply of medicines made from the plant in the public health system in São Paulo. The approval is the result of the active citizenship of civil society, a struggle...
VEJA: “Patrícia Villela Marino in the fight for medical cannabis legalization”
Our president Patrícia Villela Marino spoke with Veja magazine about the legalization of medical cannabis, one of her greatest struggles in the civic-social sphere. The article takes up stories portrayed in the documentary “Illegal” – produced by Villela Marino – and also highlights studies on the use of the drug in cases of patients living...