Aphria’s Colombian Subsidiary, Colcanna, Inks Exclusive Agreement With Colombian Medical Federation

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CANADA:  Aphria announced that its Colombian subsidiary has signed an exclusive agreement with the Federación Médica Colombiana, a national guild that oversees the ethical exercise of the medical profession in Colombia, to jointly develop an academic curriculum on the medicinal use of cannabis. “Education in the medical community is critical for sustaining the advancement of medical cannabis in Colombia” Read the full article…

Colombia To Legalize Commercial Sale Of Medical Marijuana

The change is coming in an executive decree that President Juan Manuel Santos will soon sign into law.

COLOMBIA: Colombia’s government plans to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes, officials said Thursday in a surprise shift by the longtime U.S. ally in the war on drugs. The change is coming in an executive decree that President Juan Manuel Santos will soon sign into law. It will regulate regulating Read the full article…

Proposal To Legalize Medical Marijuana In Colombia Gets President Santos’ Approval

President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday endorsed newly introduced legislation that would legalize marijuana for medicinal and therapeutic use.

COLUMBIA:  President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday endorsed newly introduced legislation that would legalize marijuana for medicinal and therapeutic use in this drug war-afflicted Andean nation. The bill introduced last month by a governing coalition senator is “a practical, compassionate measure to reduce the pain (and) anxiety of patients with terminal illnesses, but also a Read the full article…