Argentina’s Senate votes to legalize medical cannabis

Argentina’s Senate voted unanimously to legalize medical marijuana, positioning the nation as the latest Latin American country with an MMJ program. The Senate joins the lower house in approving the MMJ legislation. According to the Business Standard, Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri is likely to sign the bill. It’s popular with patients and families and has cross-party support. The legislation also removes a ban on the importation of cannabis oil, and Argentines will be allowed to purchase MMJ with a prescription, according to the Business Standard. In Latin America, Argentina accompanies Uruguay, the first country ... Argentina’s Senate votes to legalize medical cannabis is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs