The use of imported cannabis-based products should be given a chance and accepted for medical purposes, according to Muslim Consumers Association of Malaysia (PPIM) chief activist Nadzim Johan.
He said the government and the parties involved should be more open to using cannabis for medical purposes as there have been many clinical studies conducted in medical laboratories, locally and abroad.
“It’s just that we have to look into how far the use of the products can be controlled and at the same time carry out more clinical research on the plant and how it can be used as alternative medicine.
“It’s a huge loss if we refuse to make optimal use of the plant when it has been proven effective in the treatment of various illness, including cancer and nerve diseases,” Nadzim told Bernama when contacted in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.
He explained that apart from diversifying the types…