Michael Hoban, Prohibition Partners

11th June 2021


During a Parliamentary debate on Wednesday 9 June, two political parties in Portugal, Left Bloc and Liberal Initiative, each presented proposals for adult-use cannabis legalisation.

The outcome of the debate was an agreement that both Bills be sent to the Health Committee for a period of 60 days, during which public hearings can be made, amendments presented and negotiations carried out before the deciding vote occurs in Parliament.

Fabian Figueiredo (Left Block Party) addresses Parliament during the debate

A spokesperson for the Parliament of Portugal told Prohibition Partners that, due to the timing of the debate and the 60-day period of negotiations, the bill “more than likely won’t go for final voting before the end of this legislative…

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