Costa Rica announces bill to allow adult-use cannabis

The President of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves, announced a project to approve adult-use cannabis. During the official act commemorating the first 100 days of his administration, the President announced the initiative.

According to Chaves, the initiative will be sent to Congress for discussion. Likewise, He also affirmed that his administration would soon publish the regulation on medical cannabis, which the previous Congress approved.

“We have prepared the regulation of industrial hemp for medicinal use, and we will promote the bill for the legalization of cannabis for adult use,” said the President in his speech. Nevertheless, the President did not give any specific details on how adult-use cannabis would be regulated.

The proposal does not take anyone by surprise; during the campaign, Rodrigo Chaves said he agreed with the legalization of cannabis and would move forward with the necessary reforms.

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