Cannabis
Politics

MPs move to legalize use of medical cannabis for severely ill patients

Several Lithuanian lawmakers proposed on Friday to launch a discussion on legalizing medical cannabis for treating cancer patients and other severely ill people. […]

Youth drinking alcohol
Economy

Seimas raises legal alcohol drinking age to 20

Young people under the age of 20 will not be allowed to buy or drink alcoholic beverages in Lithuania starting next year. […]

Ramūnas Bogdanas
CORPORATE

Farmers are drunk on power

Lithuanian radio journalist asked the Minister of Health Aurelius Veryga whether he considered the consequences that will result in further bans on alcohol market. “What consequences?” a sincere amazement was heard. But this wasn’t asked […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis
Economy

Karbauskis wants Govt to start preparations for specialized alcohol stores

Ramūnas Karbauskis, the leader of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, has called for the government to be put under the obligation to draft legal acts by mid-2018 that are necessary for establishing specialized alcohol stores. […]

Cannabis
Society

Lithuanian healthmin favours decriminalization of cannabis use

Lithuanian Health Minister Aurėlijus Veryga does not support the legalization of cannabis, but he backs a proposal to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana and subject such persons to administrative liability instead. […]