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Mexican officials extend deadline for recreational cannabis bill

Mexican officials extend deadline for recreational cannabis bill

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 18, 2019

Mexico's recreational cannabis bill, which was expected to be approved on October 31, will not be considered for another six months. This is according to recent reports, which revealed how the Mexican Supreme Court made a unanimous decision to extend the October 28 deadline. Cannabis advocates in Mexico were hopeful th...

Mexico plans to legalize recreational cannabis this October

Mexico plans to legalize recreational cannabis this October

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 3, 2019

It’s hard to ignore the rate at which the cannabis industry is growing, and it looks like Mexico could be next to enact legislation. In fact, recent reports have revealed how the North American country plans to legalize pot before October. Support for cannabis legalization in the U.S. has jumped from 25 percent in 1995 to 66 percen...

Mexico takes big strides towards cannabis legalization

Mexico takes big strides towards cannabis legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 14, 2019

Mexico is on the cusp of legalizing the possession, cultivation, consumption, and sale of cannabis after the party of the president-elect pushed for the legislation. If the submission for cannabis legalization in Mexico is passed, the country would undergo a drastic change in terms of its drug laws. The Mexican government banned...

Australian cannabis industry leader Jason Conroy sees big potential in South America

Australian cannabis industry leader Jason Conroy sees big potential in South America

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 26, 2018

When you close your eyes and envision the cannabis industry, your mind probably wanders to images of cannabis in America and Canada, where the industry is booming. However, the “green rush” is slowly unfurling across South America, too. That’s what MMJ Phytotech (ASX:MMJ) chief Jason Conroy says. ...

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