Jurisdiction: Mexico

Ándale! Mexico Poised to Become Third Country to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Mexico is set to take a significant step toward legalized recreational cannabis on October 23, when the Senate votes on a bill to establish a federal cannabis regulatory body, regulate individual use, cannabis sales, and cannabis research, and establish cannabis cooperatives for cultivation. It is anticipated the bill will pass and proceed to the lower chamber, where supporters are bullish, even if the prospects are not certain.

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Mexican Supreme Court Orders Medical Marijuana Regulations to be Issued By February 2020; Is Recreational Marijuana Next?

Like its neighbors to the north, cannabis advocates in Mexico have been lobbying for years for marijuana to be fully legalized (or at least decriminalized). Recent events suggest that those efforts have paid off and that legal marijuana—at least medicinal, and potentially recreational—is coming to Mexico and soon. 

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