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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 12 January 2018

Paraguay legalises medicinal marijuana

Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes promulgated into law on 8 January a bill that legalises the use and controlled production of marijuana and its derivatives for medicinal purposes in the country. The legislation, which was approved by congress just over a month earlier, represents a major regulatory change in Paraguay, which will have an impact on neighbouring countries.

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