La nueva legislación autorizará la producción de cannabis, sometida al estricto control y un sistema de licencias del Gobierno, en algunas provincias del país con fines médicos y científicos.

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By Alexandra Sims 

Turkey has legalised cannabis production in 19 provinces in order to crack down on illegal production, according to new regulations by The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock. 

Published in the Official Gazette in late September, “Hemp Cultivation and Control of Regulations” will allow highly-controlled and ministry-sanctioned cannabis production in the selected provinces for medical and scientific purposes. 

Under the regulations, growers must obtain permission from the government allowing them to grow the plant for a three-year-period.

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