Articles By Laura Gamba
A proposal circulated but was quickly halted as ruling party members disagreed on the way forward.
Three years after the Supreme Court ruled out prohibition, lawmakers still haven’t reached consensus on regulation.
After months of delays, a bill to legalize and regulate both came within a whisker of passing. But it was re-routed at the last minute, and its future is unclear.
After a five-year push, activists celebrated the new law, though some of them say it is still too restrictive.
A bill regulating both has already passed in the Senate and it is expected to sail through the Chamber of Deputies.
President Iván Duque issued a decree to lift a ban on cannabis flower exports, five years after medical cannabis became legal, and the industry sees opportunity.
In an historic vote, cannabis prohibition was deemed unconstitutional by Mexico’s Supreme Court.
While some lawmakers are considering a special session, the Supreme Court could also take action.
The Chamber of Deputies has passed a legalization bill, which will now return to the Senate, bringing Mexico closer to becoming the world's largest legal cannabis market.