Legal status of marijuana in Palau


Legal status of marijuana in Palau

MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN PALAU

The production, sale and possession of any form of medicinal marijuana products are illegal in Palau.

RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA IN PALAU

The cultivation, sale, and possession of cannabis for recreational purposes are illegal in Palau.

Cannabis is easy to find in Palau and pretty much tolerated by locals. Despite the tolerance towards cannabis usage, it remains illegal to possess, grow or traffic cannabis. When caught with even a small amount of cannabis you risk paying a serious fine.

There have been attempts to legalize the usage of medical marijuana in Palau. In 2015 local lawmakers introduced a Medical Marijuana Act and even though the Palau Congress of Health conducted a public hearing, it unfortunately never made it to the senate.