Mexican Cabinet Member Accepts Gifted Marijuana Plant As Lawmakers Prepare Legalization Vote

Mexican Cabinet Member Accepts Gifted Marijuana Plant As Lawmakers Prepare Legalization Vote

Marijuana is becoming something of a staple in the Mexican Congress, and not just when it comes to reform bills being considered. Actual cannabis products are regularly being exchanged, displayed and planted in and around legislative chambers as lawmakers work to legalize the plant. On Wednesday, a top administration official was gifted a marijuana plant by senator, and she said she’d be making it a part of her personal garden. Interior Ministry Secretary Olga Sánchez Cordero said that by the time she plants the cannabis gift from Sen. Emilio Álvarez Icaza, she’ll be “fervently hoping that the law [to legalize cannabis] is already passed,” referring to reform legislation that the legislature has been working on the past couple years. Marihuana, debate científico y no prejuiciado sobre su uso lúdico y medicinal. Tema pendiente del @GobiernoMX y su mayoría legislativa en @senadomexicano y @Mx_Diputados. pic.twitter.com/JVgC4u4Vti — Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria (@EmilioAlvarezI) September 24, 2020 “The medicinal use of marijuana has been a revelation for the world, and second because hemp is industrially interesting from clothes, energy, paper, construction materials, stronger than any other construction material,” she said, according to a translation. “In other words, there is enormous potential with hemp and also the recreational use of marijuana, respecting the principle of the autonomy of the will and the free development of the person.” Last year, a different lawmaker gave the Sánchez Cordero a marijuana joint on the floor of the Chamber of Deputies. “I bring you a gift as a reminder…

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