Argentina: "We must not rule out the use of medical cannabis"

Visit Sedronar, or institutional nomenclature, Secretariat for the Prevention of Drug Addiction and Fight against Drug Trafficking, he has some dazzling nuances. Now it is not the police at the door, or that you need to pass by a metal detector. Instead, there is a friendly receptionist preparing an end between visitor and the office, voices are heard singing a carol accompanied by guitars. Talk to the incumbent, the father Juan Carlos Molina, actually confused. From a distance without glasses he could be mistaken for Rafael Bielsa, who led the secretariat little over a year ago.

Close no doubt that it is the "priest friend of the president", the nickname by which he is known inside and outside the secretariat and he is proud.


The Global Marijuana March Begins May 2, 2015

The Global Marijuana March (GMM) is kicking off at different locations across the world taking place this year on Saturday May 2, 2015 and include marches, meetings, rallies, concerts, festivals and other relevant information and events relating to cannabis.

The Global Marijuana March began in 1999 which have had hundreds of thousands of people participated in over 829 different cities in 72 countries worldwide since its inception.

The Global Marijuana March is a celebration embracing cannabis culture as a personal lifestyle choice. Participants unite to discuss, promote, entertain and educate both consumers and non-consumers alike.


Slideshow: Push to legalize marijuana in Latin America

Two years ago Uruguay became the first country on the planet to okay the use of marijuana. This caused neighboring countries throughout Latin America to rethink their drug policies, and for pro-marijuana supporters to push even hard for legislation to decriminalize weed and make herb smoking and growing a legal act.

While many countries have made it a little easier for casual marijuana smokers to puff freely, there’s still some resistance to all all-out okay to cannabis use.

Click through the slideshow about to see which countries have adopted looser rules regarding marijuana and whether Uruguay will remain the legal-weed country.


The Market Price of Marijuana. Is it in the Bag?

In the future, Amercanex (American Cannabis Exchange), the first electronic marketplace for producers, wholesalers, and authorized retailers of cannabis, will ask the NYSE Exchange to allow it to start trading futures and options. The Amercanex executives are enthusiastic about the idea, when that happens, the price of marijuana will be as fixed in the stock market as soybeans in Chicago.

Their managers now roam the South America looking for brokers to allow them to develop the company Amercanex Latam with versions in each country. For this purpose, they recently visited the Congress of Economy Finance and Investment held in the city of Cordoba Argentina. The idea of ​​landing in the capital market seems to take flight ahead of its executives.



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