Posts tagged as Lithuanian MPs

Lithuanian MPs call on EU to sanction Belarusian government

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

A group of Lithuanian politicians have called on the EU to impose sanctions on the Belarusian government, responsible for the ongoing repression of the opposition and media in the run-up to the presidential election. The letter, published on Wednesday, was signed by Gediminas Kirkilas and Juozas Bernatonis, chairs of the Lithuanian parliamentary Committees on European and Foreign Affairs, opposition leader Gabrielius Landsbergis, Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, leader of the Liberal Movements, and…

Lithuanian MPs back legalisation of marijuana in prescription medications

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Lithuanian Seimas has adopted a bill to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana-based medications. British medicine news aggregator Medical Xpress reports that the lawmakers voted 90-0 with three abstentions to support the legislation that will now go to President Dalia Grybauskaitė to be signed into law. «It is a historic decision to ensure that patients can receive the best possible treatment. (..) Of course, it does not mean cannabis will be…