Term: Cannabis in Algeria
Cannabis in Algeria is mostly illegal, although widely consumed. Under Law No. 04-18 13 Dhou El Kaada 1425 (25th December 2004), and enforcement decree No. 07-228 15 Rajab 1428 (July 30th, 2007), cultivation, commerce, and possession are forbidden, except for medical purposes, subject to prior authorization by the Minister of Health.