List Of Drugs In Rwanda

What is a Drug?

A drug is any chemical substance that causes a change in an organism’s physiology or psychology when consumed. Drugs are typically distinguished from food and substances that provide nutritional support.

List Of Drugs In Rwanda

What drugs are commonly used in Rwanda?

Cannabis is the most consumed and trafficked illegal drug in the country, and Rwanda is a transshipment point for regionally produced cannabis, as well as a minor destination market.

What is the availability of medicine in Rwanda?

Availability of medicines fell short of the of 80% target set by WHO but was better than reported from many other developing countries.

Availability of medicines was highest in the private sector (71.3%) and slightly lower in the faith-based (62.8%) and public (59.6%) sectors.

Are drugs legal in Rwanda?

Reform. In 2010 the Minister of Health proposed a law to allow cannabis to be used for medical purposes in the country. In 2021, Rwanda passed an order making cannabis for medicinal purposes legal.