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IACM-Bulletin of December 20, 2009
🌐 USA — President Obama signed a law that lifts the ban on the medical use of cannabis in Washington D.C.
On 16 December President Barack Obama signed a bill into law that was past on 13 December by the U.S. Senate that clears the way for the government of the District of Columbia (Washington D.C.) to allow the medical use of cannabis. In 1998, voters of the District overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure that would allow for the possession, use, cultivation and distribution of cannabis if recommended by a physician for serious illnesses.