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Chile’s President Signs Decree Removing Cannabis as a ‘Hard Drug’, Legalizing Medical Cannabis Sales

Chile President Michelle Bachelet has signed a decree officially and immediately removing cannabis from the nation’s list of hard drugs, which includes substances such as heroin and cocaine. The decree also legalizes the distribution of cannabis-based medicines, such as tablets and tinctures, to be sold at pharmacies.

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Chile to Allow Distribution of Medical Cannabis through Pharmacies

Chile’s Vice Minister of Health Jamie Burrows has announced that the nation will soon modify its laws to explicitly allow for the sale of medical cannabis through pharmacies. The new law, according to Burrows, will allow those who receive a prescription for cannabis from a physician to purchase the medicine through authorized pharmacies which would …

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Chile Lawmakers Pass Measure to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Chile’s lower house of Congress has voted 68 to 39 to pass legislation that would legalize the possession, use, cultivation and transportation of recreational cannabis. If approved into law, the measure would legalize the possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis, and the personal cultivation of up to 6 cannabis plants. It would also …

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Chile Health Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Cannabis

Chile’s Congressional Health Committee has voted to approve a bill that would legalize recreational cannabis for everyone 18 and older, and allow those under 18 to use and possess cannabis for medical purposes. The proposal, which now moves to the full Chamber of Deputies, would legalize the private cultivation of up to six cannabis plants …

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