Under the Swiss Narcotics Act, cannabis is a prohibited narcotic drug. Depending on how often it is used and in what amount, cannabis can put the health of young people in particular at risk. 


Prevention and early recognition

Regulation and enforcement

International development

Cannabidiol (CBD)

Further information

Research reports on Cannabis

Here a list of research reports on the topic "Cannabis" that have been funded by the Federal Office of Public Health.

National Strategy on Addiction

Addiction is a dynamic area of policy that constantly has to respond to new challenges, for example changing patterns of behaviour and trends in consumption.

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