Relson Gracie vrijgelaten uit de gevangenis nadat de rechter de claim van medicinaal cannabisgebruik heeft aanvaard

Relson Gracie vrijgelaten uit de gevangenis nadat de rechter de claim van medicinaal cannabisgebruik heeft aanvaard

januari 31, 2020 0 Door admin

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Jiu-jitsu pioneer Relson Gracie was released from jail after a judge accepted his defense that the cannabis paraphernalia he was carrying in his bag was for medicinal use, members of the Gracie family confirmed to MMA Fighting.

The 66-year-old veteran, son of BJJ icon Helio Gracie, was originally charged with drug trafficking after Federal Highway Police’s dogs allegedly had several forms of cannabis in his bag during a bus trip between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Cops suspected that Gracie brought the drugs with him from Los Angeles.

MMA Fighting obtained a statement released by Gracie’s lawyer Joao Francisco Neto on his release.

“The athlete and professor Relson Gracie was a victim of a big misunderstanding,” the statement read. “He lives in the U.S. and brought cannabidiol-based medication for therapeutic purposes, all industrialized and obtained with a prescription in that country. His arrest during a routine inspection by police officers was promptly revoked by the Judiciary. Such medication can already be imported with a mere prescription, according to a recent ANVISA resolution, which deflates any possibility of a crime being committed.”

ANVISA, the Brazilian health regulatory agency, ruled in favor of cannabis-based medication in December. Therefore, patients with a prescription can purchase products with THC or CBD in drug stores in Brazil.

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