Wednesday, November 4, 2015

"Mexico Supreme court votes 4-1 in favor of recreational marijuana consumption and cultivation"

This seems like it might be important.
From Borderland Beat:
Mexico City. In an unprecedented and historic decision, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) validated the "recreational" use of marijuana, planting and consumption for personal use, not including trade, supply or distribution.
In closed session, the ministers were in favor of the measure were A four people to the Federal Commission for the Protection of Health Risks (COFEPRIS) grants them permission to produce and consume the grass.Later the decision was confirmed at a public meeting.

The judgment issued authorizations "for performing acts in conjunction with personal consumption for recreational purposes (plant, cultivate, harvest, prepare, possess, transport) exclusively cannabis (marijuana and seeds).

The resolution "in no way implies the authorization to carry out business activities, or any other provision that refers to the sale and / or distribution of the aforementioned substances."

Public meeting

In the open session of the First Chamber of the Supreme Court,  having the lone vote against  the measure, Minister Jorge Pardo Rebolledo spoke out against the draft prepared by Arturo Zaldivar....MORE