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Mexico legalizes medical cannabis

Mexico legalizes medical cannabis

June 20, 2017


Filed under Global, Medical cannabis, News, Showcase

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto legalized medical cannabis today with overwhelming support from Mexico’s Lower House.  Peña Nieto was a vehement opponent to cannabis legalization but called for a re-examination of global drug policy earlier this year.  The Ministry of Health will...

Mexico’s lower house passes bill approving cannabis for medicinal use

Mexico’s lower house passes bill approving cannabis for medicinal use

May 7, 2017


Filed under Global, Medical cannabis, News, Politics

Mexico's lowest house passed a bill Friday approving cannabis use for medicinal purposes. The bill does not legalize smoking in public, but it does direct the Health Department to "design public policies to regulate the medicinal use of [cannabis] and its derivatives." The bill passed by a 374-7 vo...

Uruguayans to be the first to sign up for state-vetted cannabis

Uruguayans to be the first to sign up for state-vetted cannabis

May 3, 2017


Filed under Global, News, Social cannabis

Citizens of Uruguay were able to register to buy cannabis for social use through a government-regulated system on Tuesday. The state Cannabis Regulation and Control Institute said nearly 600 people have signed up for the program already. Those who have signed up will be able to buy a maximum of 10 grams o...

Will Canada see legalized cannabis for social use under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau?

Will Canada see legalized cannabis for social use under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau?

April 18, 2017


Filed under Global, News, Social cannabis

Last week Canada’s Liberal Party-led government announced several bills to legalize cannabis for social use throughout the country. This hold's true to the 2015 campaign promises from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.  The legalization bills are expected to pass and be implemented by the government's goal of July 1, 2018. Here's an outline of what will and will not be allowed under the new bills: ...

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