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Mexico: Lower House Vote Brings Cannabis Legalization One Step Closer

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.

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Mexico: Lawmakers Again Resume Cannabis Legalization Conversations

Lawmakers are set to vote on an amended cannabis legalization bill this week. Their deadline, which has already been extended three times, is April 30.

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Mexico Publishes Long-Awaited Medical Cannabis Regulations

Medical cannabis has been legal since 2017, albeit in vague and limited terms. A regulatory framework took more than three years to follow.

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Mexico: Supreme Court Extends Deadline For Lawmakers to Legalize Cannabis

Lawmakers now have until April 2021 to pass a bill to legalize cannabis for adult use.

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Mexico: Senate Passes Bill To Legalize Cannabis

After a historic session, the bill heads to the Chamber of Deputies. And while the president’s position is unclear, the Supreme Court has required legalization by December 15.

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In Mexico, Lawmakers Renew Push to Legalize Cannabis

Three Senate commissions approved a draft legalization bill, and a formal vote is expected on Wednesday to send the bill to the Senate floor. Lawmakers have until December 15 to meet the Supreme Court deadline to legalize.

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Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Regulations Now Expected By Early 2021

After three years of delays, the country’s regulations appeared ready to go into effect in September. Now, medical cannabis patients are looking at January.

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Latin America: Can Cannabis Mitigate the Economic Devastation of the Pandemic?

Lawmakers in hard-hit Colombia, Mexico, and Paraguay see big benefits if leaders don’t tarry.

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Mexico: Senate Asks Supreme Court for More Time on Cannabis Legalization

Mexican lawmakers were racing to meet an April 30 deadline to legalize cannabis for adult use. And then coronavirus hit.

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Mexico: Lawmakers Cast First Vote in Cannabis Legalization Push

Three Senate committees approved a draft bill to legalize cannabis for medical, adult, and industrial use, kicking off a push toward an April deadline.

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Mexico Misses a Major Cannabis Reform Deadline: Here’s Why and What Might Be Next

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.

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Mexican lawmakers continue working toward cannabis regulations 

Senator Julio Menchaca Salazar said his bill was meant to complement the other nine under consideration. 

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Mexico’s Supreme Court Orders Lawmakers to Regulate Medical Cannabis

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.

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Mexico’s Historic Opportunity to Get Cannabis Right

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.

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Mexican Lawmakers Push Public Health, Discourage For-Profit Sales, In Cannabis Forum

International community has “condemnation for countries that have opted for a complete legalization of marijuana,” INCB member says.

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As the Country Prepares to Regulate Cannabis, Mexico Looks Abroad

Members of the Mexican Senate will soon grapple with three initiatives to regulate the “non-medicinal consumption of cannabis.”