Posted Nov 29th 2018
In addition to Israel, South Korea will be the first country in Asia to approve medical cannabis for qualified patients, which will be an important milestone in the global medical cannabis industry.
South Korea has legalized medical marijuana, and even if it is strictly controlled through limited product selection, it represents a major breakthrough in the global cannabis industry.
The South Korean Ministry of Health said that a series of amendments passed by the National Assembly will expand the treatment opportunities for patients with rare diseases.
Kwon Yong-hyun of the Korea Marijuana Association said that the Korean Food and Drug Safety Department’s initiative is a “new breakthrough” in Korea’s booming medical cannabis industry.