Peru passes bill to legalize medical marijuana

10/20/17–President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski proposed a new measure to legalize medical marijuana in Peru. The bill was passed with a 68-5 vote in favor of allowing cannabis oil, not flowers, to be grown and distributed for medical purposes. Ruling party lawmaker Alberto Belaunde said that the regulations would be written within 60 days. The new rules will establish how cannabis oil should be produced and commercialized. Read