Bringing Medical Marijuana To Latin America: ‘Our mission is to solve the regulatory puzzle’

According to an article from Harvard Health Publishing, the most common use for medical marijuana in the United States is pain control – an ailment that affects millions of Americans. Medical marijuana is particularly desirable to help in these cases because it is safer to use than opiates (less addictive and impossible to overdose on). 

Cannabis as a medicinal drug was listed in the United States Pharmacopoeia for the first time in 1850, and was used widely in the U.S. as a patent medicine during the 19th and 20th centuries.

But with the current regulatory hurdles in place, it’s becoming harder for certain regions to utilize the medicinal properties of cannabis.

President & CEO of Verdemed, José Bacellar, asks us all to step outside of what’s happening in the U.S. …

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