Bill To Legalize Marijuana In Mexico Advancing In Committees Ahead Of Final Floor Vote

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A bill to legalize marijuana nationwide in Mexico is getting hearings in multiple committees of the Chamber of Deputies on Friday and Saturday following its approval in the Senate last month. The body’s Justice, Health, Human Rights and Budget and Public Accounts Committees are all taking up the cannabis reform bill, and advocates expect it will be cleared for a final floor vote on Wednesday. Sigue en vivo las audiencias públicas sobre la minuta en materia de regulación de cannabis. 4 y 5 de diciembre11:00 horasA través de nuestras redes sociales pic.twitter.com/V7ITx2ll2x — Cámara de Diputados (@Mx_Diputados) December 4, 2020 Lawmakers are working on a tight schedule, as enacting the policy change is required under a Supreme Court ruling that deemed prohibition of personal use and cultivation unconstitutional. The court has most recently given Congress a deadline of December 15 to legalize marijuana for adults. Over the next couple of days, activists and experts will offer testimony before committee members. It’s not clear if members of the chamber will push to make further amendments to the bill, as that would create a situation where it would have to go back to the Senate, delaying its passage with the deadline looming. #EnVivo Audiencias públicas sobre la minuta en materia de regulación de #cannabis (Parte Dos)@Miroslava_SG @RcayetanoG @juarezvero @EnriqueOchoaR @eLiasLixa @MaiellaGomez @Javier_Hidalgo @MovCannaMex https://t.co/tZChTuRmRr — Canal del Congreso (@CanalCongreso) December 4, 2020 #EnVivo Audiencias públicas sobre la minuta en materia de regulación de #cannabis @Miroslava_SG @RcayetanoG @juarezvero @EnriqueOchoaR @eLiasLixa @MaiellaGomez @Javier_Hidalgo https://t.co/5mh2m3tMhD — Canal del Congreso (@CanalCongreso) December 4, 2020 President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said last week that the legislation is “part of carrying out a revolution of consciences, where each of us is responsible for his actions.” “The development of freedoms is very important,” he said at a press conference.…

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