Latin American Countries Offer Unique Benefits to Cannabis Cultivators

NEW YORK, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In 2017, the United Nations World Drug report highlighted that 183 million people consumed cannabis, representing 3.8% of the world’s population. Furthermore, it was reported that 129 countries were cultivating cannabis. Predominantly, most countries which have adopted cannabis legislation have legalized the plant specifically for medical purposes. The recreational segment of the market still remains strictly enforced in almost every country, however. Nevertheless, the Latin American region was among the first to change the perspective of cannabis. Uruguay was the first country ever to legalize cannabis entirely, meaning users are allowed to freely consume cannabis for both medical and recreational applications. Moreover, other Latin American countries have moved to loosen regulations regarding cannabis as well. Countries such as Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Brazil have all legalized medical cannabis, while some have also decriminalized cannabis, allowing for

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