Cannabis

MP says president is fearmongering about cannabis decriminalisation

President Gitanas Nausėda last week stated that he does not support the bill on cannabis decriminalisation because Lithuania “is losing the fight with...

Nausėda opposes cannabis decriminalisation

President Gitanas Nausėda opposes legislative amendments considered in parliament that would decriminalise possession of small quantities of cannabis.

Four MPs call for re-vote on cannabis decriminalisation

Four opposition MPs have appealed to the Seimas Commission for Ethics and Procedures demanding for a re-vote on the decriminalisation of cannabis due to...

Seimas speaker on completed fall session: key work is done

Key work has been done but more progress on human rights issues would be welcome, Speaker of the Seimas of Lithuanian Viktorija Cmilyte-Nielsen says as the...

MPs to resume debate on decriminalization of small amounts of cannabis

The Lithuanian parliament is expected on Thursday to resume its debate on the liberal Freedom Party's initiative to decriminalize the possession of small...