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29th November 2022
Mexico: A court in Sonora has granted a citizen’s petition and ordered the Federal Commission for the Protection against Public Health Risks (Cofepris) to issue a permit to consume and cultivate recreational cannabis for personal use, press reports. No commercial activity is allowed under the order (called an amparo). While the regulatory landscape for cannabis in Mexico is very unsettled, the courts continue to grant amparos to companies and individuals for cannabis-related activities.
8th November 2022
Mexico: Alejandro Armenta, president of the Board of Directors of the Senate, has announced that senators intend to separate legislation to regulate industrial hemp from the current debate on regulating recreational cannabis, press reports. Although it is not readily apparent exactly what shape it will take, Armenta said legislation to regulate industrial hemp could be approved before the current legislative session concludes on 15th December.
31st August 2022
Mexico: The Third Collegiate Court in Administrative Matters in Mexico City has approved an amparo (a legal protection for certain activities) for Xebra Brands to cultivate, produce and market hemp, press reports. The Federal Commission for Protection Against Public Health Risks (Cofepris) must now grant the company authorisation to conduct those activities; it will be the first such authorisation in Mexico. The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) approved an amparo for Xebra in December 2021, but this is expected to be the last necessary approval before the authorisation is issued.
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6th April 2022
Mexico: The Senate has passed a bill that would prohibit the importation of e-cigarettes and vaporisers, press reports. The bill (a modification of La Ley de los Impuestos Generales de Importación y de Exportación) includes a ban on importing non-nicotine-containing vaporisers, which would include those containing CBD. The bill must now be considered by the Chamber of Deputies.
1st April 2022
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