Category Archives: Mexico

Mexico Greenlights Country’s First 38 Cannabis Products

The CBD craze is officially coming to Mexico. The country’s Federal Commission for Protection Against Sanitary Risks (their version of the US Food and Drug Administration) last week approved 38 products containing the popular, nonintoxicating cannabinoid. Products including gummies, capsules, topicals, and even an infused energy drink will soon be available to consumers and medical […]

Smooth ride expected for Mexico’s cannabis legislation, experts say

Mexico’s move to legalize medical and recreational marijuana could create a market “at least three times larger” than Colombia’s, according to industry executives and analysts, who do not expect the proposed law to see significant resistance from lawmakers. Olga Sanchez Cordero, who will serve as interior minister in the incoming president’s cabinet, last week filed […]

Court rulings, incoming ministers suggest Mexico destined for cannabis legalization

A recent Supreme Court ruling and newly elected government suggest Mexico could soon follow Canada down the road of cannabis legalization. Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Oct. 31 – for the fifth time since November 2015 – that a total prohibition of recreational marijuana consumption is unconstitutional. By reaching five similar rulings, the Supreme Court crossed […]

Recreational marijuana prohibition is unconstitutional, Mexico supreme court rules

After issuing two rulings on Wednesday, Mexico has finally set a precedent deeming the country’s ban on marijuana to be unconstitutional. Mexico’s top court found that any punishment on adults related to consuming cannabis would go against their constitutional rights, according to an AP report. “That right is not absolute, and the consumption of certain […]

Mexico’s Revolutionary Ruling: How Human Rights Law Defeated Reefer Madness

Earlier this week Mexico’s Supreme Court issued a fifth and binding decision that cannabis prohibition violates the country’s constitution. In theory, cannabis decriminalization is the law in Mexico. A conviction for personal use will not be upheld in the country’s highest court. In practice, local police officers have wide discretion in law enforcement, so don’t […]