Peru Passes Medical Marijuana Bill Many Say Is Not Enough

Late last week, Peru’s Congress enacted a law to regulate the use of medical cannabis. With just three abstentions, five votes against, and an overwhelming 67 votes in support of it, lawmakers approved the cultivation, manufacture, and distribution of medical marijuana for both therapy and intensive study. Congress members Tania Pariona and Alberto de Belaunde from Peruvians for Change led the initiative.   After thorough analysis and revision of the law, as well as gaining President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s approval, the bill is on schedule to come into effect in…

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