Colombian President Endorses Medical Marijuana Bill

By: Friday August 15, 2014 9:49 am

Colombia could soon become the latest country to embrace the use of marijuana for medical purposes. On Thursday President Juan Manuel Santos endorsed a new medical marijuana bill. From Reuters: “We look favorably upon your initiative over medicinal and therapeutic use of marijuana,” said Santos, referring to a congressional bill by Liberal party Senator Juan [...]

Costa Rica’s President Joins Call for Serious Debate About Drug Legalization

By: Thursday March 1, 2012 12:36 pm

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla has become the latest Latin American leader calling for a serious debate about drug legalization. From Bloomberg: Drug legalization in Central America merits a “serious” debate as a solution to the crime and violence coursing through the region even if it runs up against U.S. opposition, said Costa Rican President [...]

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