Puerto Rico Adopts Medical Marijuana Regulations

Puerto Rico is now among the many states in the Latin America which have adopted the use of marijuana in medicine.

According to Puerto Rico's Public Affairs Secretary Jesus Manuel Ortiz, as per Fox News Latino, the whole system is slated to be implemented by the end of this year. The country's health department announced Thursday that it will be implementing a "seed-to-sale inventory tracking system."

Moreover, the ministry of health will also grant licenses to doctors as well as to private businesses and organizations that are looking to cultivate and manufacture marijuana for medicinal purposes. Samples must, however, be sent to independent labs for testing in order to ensure that they contain the correct amounts of THC and are free of contaminants.

The new decree will oversee the cultivation, manufacturing and distribution of medical marijuana in the country.

Furthermore, the new regulation allows the use of marijuana...

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