Germany unveils cannabis liberalization plan, with caveats


              FILE - A protestor holds a mock joint during the so-called hemp parade demanding the legalization of cannabis in Berlin, Aug. 1, 2009. Germany's health minister has unveiled plans to decriminalize the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis and allow the sale of the substance to adults for recreational purposes. (AP Photo/Maya Hitij, File)
            
              FILE - German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach arrives at the German government guest house Meseberg Palace for a two days cabinet meeting of the government in Meseberg, north of Berlin, Germany, Aug. 30, 2022. Germany's health minister has unveiled plans to decriminalize the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis and allow the sale of the substance to adults for recreational purposes. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
            
              FILE - A protestor holds a joint during the hemp-parade demanding the legalization of cannabis in Berlin, Aug. 2, 2008. Germany's health minister has unveiled plans to decriminalize the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis and allow the sale of the substance to adults for recreational purposes. (AP Photo/Franka Bruns, File)