A decree issued by the President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto has confirmed that Mexico is to legalize Cannabis for health-related use just after getting overwhelming help from th governments decrease home of congress.
When upon a time Peña Nieto was a powerful opponent to the legalization of Cannabis but has because referred to as for a comprehensive re-examination of drug policies just after a nationwide debate on legalisation in 2016. He also stated to the UN’s common assembly unique sessions in April 2016 “We ought to move beyond prohibition to efficient prevention.”
Peña Nieto went on to introduce measures permitting Mexican citizens to possess up to one particular ounce of Cannabis flower material with no any repercussions or prosecutions but the bill failed to get passed by way of Congress but passed simply by way of the Senate in December of 2016 with Mexico’s decrease home passing the bill in April 2017 with a landslide outcome of 347-7 in favour.
Secretary of Well being in Mexico, Dr. José Narro Robles, gave his help by saying “I welcome the approval of the therapeutic use of cannabis in Mexico.”
This decree in impact eliminates the criminalization of the health-related use of Cannabis, which includes each the rewards from THC and CBD while also legalizing the production and provide of the plant for health-related or therapeutic use although at present all permitted cannabis ought to include much less than 1% of THC which could be a sticky problem that nonetheless desires ironing out but Mexico has undoubtedly produced a move in the ideal path.