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Mexico to Legalize Marijuana-Based Products in Early 2018

According to health regulators in Mexico, the nation will legalize the sale of marijuana-based medicines, foods, drinks, cosmetics and other products early next year. Arturo Tornel, spokesman for health regulator Cofepris, said that the agency plans to formally publish the regulation for pot-based goods within days, allowing those items to enter the Mexico market as …

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Mexico Legalizes Medical Cannabis

A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Mexico has officially been passed into law, according to President Enrique Peña Nieto. The new law directs the Ministry of Health to draft and implement regulations, with  “public policies regulating the medicinal use of pharmacological derivatives of cannabis sativa, indica and Americana or marijuana, including tetrahydrocannabinol, its isomers …

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Mexico Issues First Permit to Grow and Use Marijuana for Recreational Purposes

By The Guardian The Mexican government has granted the first permits allowing for growing and possession of marijuana for personal use. The government’s medical protection agency said the permits will apply only to the four plaintiffs who won a November supreme court ruling. The permits won’t allow smoking marijuana in the presence of children or …

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Mexico Supreme Court Rules Cannabis Prohibition Unconstitutional, Violates Human Rights

By Drug Policy Alliance Today, in a 4 to 1 vote, Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled that the prohibition of the consumption and cultivation of marijuana for personal use is unconstitutional. The Court determined that the prohibition of the consumption of marijuana – and its cultivation for non-commercial ends – violates the human right to the …

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Mexico Supreme Court May Legalize Cannabis, Consideration Set for October 28th

Tomorrow, October 28th, the Mexico Supreme Court will take the historic step of considering the legalization of recreational cannabis. The court will be deciding whether or not it’s unconstitutional for the nation to prohibit possession and cultivation of the plant. “This debate in Mexico’s Supreme Court is extraordinary for two reasons: because it is being …

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Mexico Supreme Court to Consider Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

On October 28, the Mexico Supreme Court is set to discuss a proposal that would effectively legalize the possession, use and production of cannabis for recreational purposes. According to Reuters, judges will vote on whether to declare unconstitutional parts of a federal health law prohibiting the growth and consumption of cannabis after a nonprofit group …

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