Switzerland to launch adult-use cannabis sale trial program this summer

The path that brought the pilot on adult-use cannabis sales started in 2016
Forbes (US)
Thursday, May 5, 2022

cannabis traffic light Switzerland will start adult-use cannabis sales this summer amid a trial program that will involve 400 people. Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) authorized on April 19 the first pilot on the sale of cannabis for recreational use. The initiative is a joint project with the University of Basel and will take place in Basel, Switzerland's third-most-populous city. The study on the legal sale of adult-use cannabis aims to provide information to regulate cannabis in the whole country. In particular, the pilot is intended to provide information to consumers about low-risk consumption, knowledge on the effects of controlled access to cannabis, and information on consumers' behavior and physical and mental health.