Current political events

What is the status of the legalization of hemp in Switzerland? Here you will find an overview of the political events concerning cannabis.

Pilot testing

This bill established a legal basis for ten years to conduct pilot scientific trials of cannabis, limited in location, time, and scope, to gain knowledge about the effects of regulated use of cannabis for non-medical purposes.

Find out more at Cannabis Pilot Trials

Medical cannabis

The adopted amendment to the Narcotics Act provides that cannabis medicines can be prescribed in the future without an exemption permit from the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).

You can find more about this on medical cannabis

Parliamentary initiative

The parliamentary initiative of Heinz Siegenthaler wants to legally re-regulate cultivation, production, trade and consumption of cannabis containing THC according to the recommendations of the Federal Commission on Addiction Issues (EKSF). 1).

For more information, see Parliamentary Initiative

From 2016 to 2018, we did some preparatory work for a new popular initiative. Since 2019, the newly founded association Cannabis Consensus Switzerland is responsible for this.

You can find out more at

Discussions on the amendment of the NarcA

On April 28, 2021, the Federal Council published its Perspectives on drug policy until 2030. Many texts on the topic can be found here. New ones, but also older ones, which together provide a good overview of where we stand in terms of drug policy. One thing is certain: Fast looks different.

You can find our articles from past years here.

The EKSF has been replaced by, among others, the “Federal Commission on Addiction and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases (EKSN)” as of 2020
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Magazine Legalize it! #94

Magazine Legalize it! No. 94 - Summer 2022

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