Mexican medical cannabis measure needs only president’s OK

Mexico moved closer to legalizing medical marijuana – with certain restrictions – when the government’s lower house passed a bill that now goes to the country’s president. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto – whose government is trying to dismantle violent drug cartels – is expected to sign the bill into law. The measure, which passed the Senate in December, does not allow smokable medical marijuana. However, it does permit the growing, processing, sale, import, and export of medical cannabis products with less than 1% concentrations of THC, as well as cultivation of marijuana for scientific purposes. The bill ... Mexican medical cannabis measure needs only president’s OK is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs