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Puerto Rico Governor Calls for Cannabis to be Legalized


Less than a year after signing an executive order legalizing medical cannabis, Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has called on the territory to legalize cannabis for recreational purposes. The statement was made during Padilla’s final public address as leader of Puerto Rico; Padilla is not seeking reelection. According to Padilla, legalizing cannabis would lower …

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Puerto Rico Governor Signs Executive Order to Legalize Medical Cannabis

In an unexpected move, Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla on Sunday signed an executive order to authorize the use of medical cannabis. “We’re taking a significant step in the area of health that is fundamental to our development and quality of life,” said Governor Garcia Padilla in a statement. “I am sure that many patients …

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