Costa Rica: Home Cultivation, Medical Cannabis And Legal Hemp? New Law Could Make Them Real

By Franca Quarneti via El Planteo.

In Costa Rica, legislators re-sparked the debate for the of medical cannabis and hemp.

Bill No. 21.388 was approved by the Environmental Commission of the Legislative Assembly last November, but its presentation to the plenary of the Assembly was delayed.

In the initiative proposed by Congress Representative Zoila Rosa Volio, hemp is defined as cannabis with a THC content of less than 1%.

In addition, the bill distinguishes between products for therapeutic and medicinal use.

What would be the difference between the two categories? Therapeutic use does not require medical supervision, while medicinal use does.

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