Puerto Rico


Cannabis Territory

Since cannabis legalization became the law of the land on the entire West Coast of the United States, much of the weed-concerned American public turned their attention to the East and Midwest. But the legalization trend has also continued west of the West Coast. Two U.S. territories, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, legalized cannabis for adult use within the past year — and other U.S. territories are quietly making moves in that direction.


Medical marijuana companies continue expanding in Puerto Rico

Medical marijuana firms are continuing to flock to the island, with the latest investments announced by Cansortium, Columbia Care and Bhang.

Cansortium recently announced that it was opening its second Fluent medical marijuana dispensary in Puerto Rico. Columbia Care is set to launch “vertically integrated operations” on the island, including a dispensary in San Juan and a cultivation and manufacturing facility in Cidra. Bhang, meanwhile, has signed a deal to distribute its more than 25 cannabidiol (CBD) brands to the island.

Cansortium’s new 2,200 square-foot dispensary is in San Patricio, Guaynabo, while the company’s first facility in San Juan began operations in Jan. 2018.


Will Puerto Rico produce the United States cannabis supply?

Drugs are central to Puerto Rico’s place in the world. Without Puerto Rico, the world would run out of medicine; without medicine, Puerto Rico would run out of money.


Vireo Health expands into Puerto Rico’s rapidly growing medical cannabis market

Vireo Health International, Inc. (“Vireo” or the “Company”) (CSE: VREO), a leading physician-led, science-focused multi-state cannabis company, today announced the acquisition of medical cannabis licenses in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The acquisition is comprised of pre-approvals for licenses to cultivate, process, and sell cannabis products and operate up to six dispensaries.


Chemesis International Inc. expands cultivation operations in Puerto Rico

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Chemesis International Inc. launches Viverian CBD products in Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico should legalize cannabis

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There is no one solution for all of Puerto Rico’s problems. Currently the disaster stricken island needs everything from an entirely new infrastructure to a program to dig itself out of its 70-billion-dollar debt. To make matters worse, its population is fleeing to the mainland US in hopes of carving out a better life.

But should the government of Puerto Rico consider legalizing recreational marijuana?


Say I currently lived in NYC. Where can I go on vacation that I know I can walk around to a dispensary and get an 1/8th of lemon haze? The west coast and pacific north west? The Netherlands? Canada?


Caribbean’s largest marina to receive cannabis dispensary

GSRX Industries (OTCQB: GSRX) is building a 5,000 sq. ft. marijuana dispensary at the foot of the largest marina in the Caribbean.

Puerto del Rey in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, serves as a launching port for trips to the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and it is a popular tourist destination in its own right. Fajardo is blessed with a bioluminescent lagoon, allowing for nightly kayak trips, and its calm, clear waters are ideal for snorkelling.


Puerto Rico launches online medical cannabis platform

In a release issued Thursday by Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s office, La Fortaleza, it was announced that an online platform “that seeks to significantly streamline the licensing processes and the registration of patients who benefit from the Medicinal Cannabis Program” will be fully operational next week.

Currently in Argentina, the governor was quoted as saying that the “most recent statistical data indicate that 32,276 patients in Puerto Rico are using medical cannabis as an option for medical treatment. Given this, we have created this tool with the purpose of facilitating a more effective access for both doctors and patients and that the community in general can benefit.”


Puerto Rican Alzheimer’s patients to be first in U.S. to obtain cannabis-based relief

India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE American:IGC) – Alzheimer’s patients in Puerto Rico will be the first in the United States to obtain Hyalolex, IGC’s proprietary cannabinoid based formulation aimed at relieving many of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease, such as agitation, anxiety, sleep disorder, as well as caregiver distress, among others.


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