Items tagged with chile

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Medical marijuana and the green rush are changing Chile [17.10.2016] In Santiago alone, there are more than 500 grow shops. This explosive expansion that has occurred since 2010 has exceeded all projections. The mariju...
Chile president: Marijuana no longer on ‘hard drug’ list [03.12.2015] Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has signed a decree that removes marijuana from the country’s list of hard drugs. The decree also authorizes the ...
Chile considers cannabis decriminalization [17.08.2015] With its proposed changes to Ley 20.000 (Law 20,000), Chile joins a growing list of Latin American countries decriminalizing marijuana. The initiativ...
Chile takes step toward cannabis decriminalisation [08.07.2015] Chile has taken a step forward in decriminalising the use of cannabis after the lower house of congress approved by a wide margin a bill that seeks t...
More South America teens using cocaine: Report [04.05.2015] The Organization of American States' (OAS) latest drug consumption report highlights shifting trends in drug use among youths in the Western Hemisphe...
The path to legalizing marijuana in Chile [19.04.2015] Chile ’s Congressional Health Committee approved a bill that would modify the country’s current drug law, known as Law 20,000. The bill would allow u...
Chile opens debate on marijuana bill [07.04.2015] Chile's congressional health committee approved a bill that would legalize the cultivation of marijuana for private recreational or medicinal use, se...
Chile plants cannabis for medicinal use [29.10.2014] In most countries in the world, if you asked the local authorities for permission to grow 750 cannabis plants in a residential area of the capital ci...
Drug policy reform getting closer in Chile [23.09.2014] Latin American countries continue to demonstrate courage and vision regarding drug policy. The latest improvements are taking place at the National H...
Uruguay's neighbors now considering legalization of pot [24.12.2013] Argentina has given the first sign that Uruguay’s groundbreaking cannabis reform just may have started a domino effect across Latin America. Followin...
Uruguay legalizes pot, recasting drug war [10.12.2013] The Uruguay Senate approved a bill to legalize marijuana and put its trade into state hands, in what many experts said marks a new model for the war ...
Open letter to Ministers Responsible for Public Security in the Americas [25.11.2013] We, the undersigned human rights organizations, address you on this Fourth Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Public Security (MISPA) to follow up ...
Chilean president signs drug prevention law into effect [12.08.2012] President Sebastián Piñera signed the new Drug and Alcohol Prevention Act into law on Monday, which sets up an educational program to warn schoolchil...
Officials in Uruguay and Chile Submit Marijuana Legalization Bills [09.08.2012] While the Uruguayan president has endorsed a bill which would create a legal, state-run marijuana industry, congressmen in Chile are pushing a bill t...
Conservatives seek punishment for drug-using politicians in Chile [29.07.2012] In the face of a renewed discussion on the possible decriminalization of marijuana in Chile, conservative politicians called for the revival of a con...
Chilean senator's confession heats debate on legalising marijuana [26.07.2012] Marijuana remains an illegal substance in Chile, but there are a growing number of shops in the country which sell cannabis products. A recent admiss...
Chile [18.05.2010] Overview of drug laws and legislative trends in Chile. Chile has been progressively reforming its drug legislation since 2005, but this process that ...
Cocaine paste and cannabis in the field of mental health in Chile [26.02.2007] Clinical observations and scientific evidence - The use of some drugs in Chile remains silenced in official discourses, making it important to clinic...

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