The production and exportation of cannabis products from the Isle of Man is to be legalised after politicians approved a change in the law. Tynwald unanimously backed the new rules, which would permit a licensed person to produce cannabis-based products, including for medical use.
But using the drug on the island will remain illegal under the new rules.
MHK Lawrie Hooper said the new industry could be a "key contributor to the Isle of Man’s post-Covid economic recovery". Under the update to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1976, licences will be issued by the island’s Gambling Supervision Commission and will cost between £250 and £45,000, depending on the type.
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