Mexico's Top Court Demands Regulation on Medical Marijuana After Long Delays
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Mexico's Top Court Demands Regulation on Medical Marijuana After Long Delays

Mexico’s supreme court has ordered the health ministry to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use.

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August 15, 2019

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to do so after legalization in 2017 had put rights at risk for patients, including children.

The court made the decision as part of its ruling in favor of a child who needed medication derived from cannabis substance THC to treat epilepsy.

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