Colombia to Legalize Cultivation and Sale of Medical Cannabis Through Executive Order

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Colombia will soon legalize the cultivation and distribution of medical cannabis through an executive decree made by President Juan Manuel Santos, according to the Associated Press.

The new law will establish a regulatory system for everything from licenses for growers and retailers to establishing rules for export of products made from cannabis.

According to Senator Juan Manuel Galan, 400,000 Colombians currently suffer from epilepsy and other ailments and other ailments that could be benefited from the use of cannabis.

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