Yesterday, Mexico’s Senate approved a bill that moves it closer to becoming the third country to legalize recreational cannabis. While the bill still needs to be approved by the Chamber of Deputies before it goes to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s desk, there is renewed optimism that the three-year-old legalization process may soon be completed.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More