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Green Medicine: New Documentary Highlights Chile’s Medical Cannabis Revolution
A new documentary follows the extraordinary journey of the Daya Foundation, a group which made international headlines in 2014 by becoming Latin America’s first legal medical cannabis plantation. Green Medicine: Chile’s Medical Cannabis Revolution had its premiere at Expo Weed in Santiago in November and is released online to the world on December 15th. In September 2014 the Daya Foundation, a Chilean charity, received Government authorization to grow 400 cannabis plants to use as treatment for medical patients in a district of the country’s capital, Santiago. The publicity surrounding the project prompted huge debate in Chile in …
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Senators In Chile Propose Legislation To Legalize Cannabis, Home Cultivation
SANTIAGO, CHILE — Senator Isabel Allende Bussi, President of the Chilean Senate introduced legislation Thursday that would legalize cannabis for personal consumption. The plant would also be permitted for “therapeutic or spiritual” reasons, as reported by the Southern Pacific Review. Chilean Senators Move To Allow Cannabis For Personal Use The law in Chile does currently allow for the consumption and home cultivation of cannabis for personal use. However, there is no set limit on the amount of cannabis that an individual may possess at any given time; the distinction of “personal use” is …