Items tagged with scheduling

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The WHO’s First-Ever Critical Review of Cannabis [15.03.2019] The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD or Expert Committee) released in January 2019 the outcomes of the fir...
What is required for Jamaica to export its hi-grade ganja [11.02.2019] Jamaica’s decriminalisation of ganja in 2015 brought with it many expectations, one being the ability to export its hi-grade herb. With a relatively ...
WHO recommends rescheduling cannabis in international law for first time in history [08.02.2019] The World Health Organization has suggested that cannabis should be removed from Schedule IV of the 1961 UN Single Convention given the mounting evid...
Tramadol: Three cheers for the Expert Committee on Drug Dependence [06.02.2019] In November 2018, the Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) held its 41 st meeting in Vienna. The ECDD is a committee that operates under the au...
World Health Organization recommends rescheduling marijuana under international treaties [01.02.2019] Health experts at the United Nations are recommending that marijuana and its key components be formally rescheduled under international drug treaties...
World Health Organization: Initial review of CBD doesn’t warrant scheduling [13.12.2017] CBD, for now, should not be subject to international drug scheduling, a World Health Organization committee determined in an initial review of the ca...
IDPC contribution for the pre-review of CBD and Tramadol at the 39th WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence [01.11.2017] The Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) of the World Health Organization (WHO) will hold its 39 th meeting from 6th to 10th November 2017 in G...
CND decision to schedule ketamine would undermine WHO treaty mandate [16.02.2015] The 58th Session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) in March 2015 has been asked to consider a Chinese proposal to place ketamine – an esse...
Fact Sheet on the Proposal to Discuss International Scheduling of Ketamine at the 58th CND [14.02.2015] Ketamine is an essential medicine used for anaesthesia. It is the only available anaesthetic for essential surgery in most rural areas of developing ...
Scheduling in the international drug control system [13.06.2014] While often viewed as an obscure technical issue, the problem of scheduling lies at the core of the functioning of the international drug control sys...

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