Records relating to the Parliament Portfolio Committee on Health’s recommendation to the Minister of Health to reschedule cannabis from a schedule 7 substance to schedule 6 substance.

Reference number: SAH-2017-PAR-0001
Submitting organisation: South African History Archive (SAHA)
Requestee: Parliament
Status: open
Date submitted: February 21, 2017
Stage(s): Initial request
Request description:

1.  Copies of records relating to the Parliament Portfolio Committee on Health’s recommendation to the Minister of Health to reschedule cannabis from a schedule 7 substance to schedule 6 substance in the Registration of Medicines Scheduling of Medicines guidelines, including, but limited to:

a.  The Medicines Control Council recommendations provided to the Minister of Health on rescheduling cannabis.

b.  The Parliament Portfolio Committee on Health’s recommendations provided to the Minister of Health on rescheduling cannabis.

c.  Any and all documents tabled in support of the recommendation provided to the Minister of Health.

d.  Any and all documents that informed decision making related to the recommendation to the Minister of Health – the so-called “record of the decision” – irrespective of whether (or not) these were officially tabled in support of the recommendation.

Initial request communication

Communication sent

Submission of PAIA request SAH-2017-PAR-0001
Sent on: February, 21 2017
Confirmation of receipt of PAIA request SAH-2017-PAR-0001
Sent on: February, 26 2017
Confirmation of receipt of PAIA request SAH-2017-PAR-0001 - follow up and request fee payment details
Sent on: March, 03 2017

Response received

Response date: 2017-03-17
Response nature: Released in part
Received within statutory period: Yes

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