Mexican lawmakers were racing to meet an April 30 deadline to legalize cannabis for adult use. And then coronavirus hit.
Three Senate committees approved a draft bill to legalize cannabis for medical, adult, and industrial use, kicking off a push toward an April deadline.
Legislators were working under a Supreme Court mandate to regulate in a way that promotes a new legal industry and curbs an old illegal one. Now they’re scrambling to regroup.
Senator Julio Menchaca Salazar said his bill was meant to complement the other nine under consideration.
The new ruling adds mounting pressure on Mexican lawmakers, who, despite the legalization of medical cannabis in 2017, have not created a pathway for patient access.
Under a Supreme Court order to legalize and regulate the drug, the country is holding a big civic discussion about exactly how best to do that.
International community has “condemnation for countries that have opted for a complete legalization of marijuana,” INCB member says.
Members of the Mexican Senate will soon grapple with three initiatives to regulate the “non-medicinal consumption of cannabis.”
Fox, who is now the director of a Canadian cannabis company in Colombia, shared his thoughts on the future of the cannabis industry in the Americas.
Case by case, a team of lawyers chips away at prohibition, and a new president may soon take a swing.
López Obrador has dropped hints of big reforms in the recent past. Now the rubber hits the road