Where Is Medical Marijuana Legal Around the World?
Updated: Apr 24
Here are some countries where medical marijuana is legal, though you may want to check the specific marijuana laws by country to see what counts as “medical”:
What Are the Most Dangerous Countries for Cannabis?
If you love weed, then you must avoid some of these countries. These are the countries with the worst punishments for weed:
Cambodia: Trafficking may result in jail time or even life in prison.
Cyprus: Life imprisonment is possible for use.
Egypt: Large-scale smuggling is punishable by death.
Hong Kong: Trafficking or cultivating could lead to life in prison.
Iran: Possession of more than 5 kilograms of hashish may result in the death penalty.
Laos: Public possession may result in the death penalty.
Malaysia: Trafficking more than 200 grams leads to a mandatory death penalty.
Myanmar: Large-scale possession and trafficking is punishable by death.
Philippines: Possession or trafficking may result in life imprisonment and a fine.
Saudi Arabia: Possession may result in jail time, and large-scale trafficking may result in the death penalty.
Singapore: Weed laws in Singapore are quite harsh; possession of 500 grams or more may result in the death penalty.
United Arab Emirates (UAE): Trafficking may result in the death penalty.
Vietnam: Trafficking may result in the death penalty.