Mexico.- This Friday, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Senate of the Republic, Brunette Olga Sanchez CorderoIt clarified that the sentence issued by the Supreme Court of the nation (scjn) does not mean this week Marijuana Legalization in Mexico.
It was the last Wednesday of the current year, May 11, when the First House of the Supreme Court of the Mexican Republic declared Unconstitutional criminalization of possessing more than 5 grams of cannabis If it is found that the product was for personal use.
Via his official Twitter account, the former minister stressed that the Supreme Court’s ruling issued last Wednesday does not determine whether marijuana use is legal in a national territory.
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“I have already had the opportunity to review the recent decision of the First Chamber
@SCJN. congratulation! The sentence does not imply legalization of the use of cannabis sativa. But without a doubt, it continues to mark the path we must follow
@senadomexicano”, wrote the Morena MLA on his social network.
In this sense, the well-known official advocating for the recreational use of cannabis in Mexico, remarked that despite the fact that the SCJN ruling does not legalize the use of the said drug, it marks the path the upper house of Congress has to take. should follow. Union on the matter.
Sánchez Cordero further said that the Senate will take the court’s sentence into account when Federal Law for the Regulation of Psychoactive Cannabisas well as reform of the General Health Law and the Federal Penal Code.
Former Head of the Ministry of Home Affairs (segobo) assured that the legislative branch is working to make marijuana regulation a reality in Mexico, while also highlighting that efforts are also being made to use cannabis in the industrial sector.
“@senadomexicano works to improve the regulation of cannabis, protect constitutional rights and promote conditions for industrial use of raw materials like cannabis. I hope we have results soon,” he said.
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SCJN’s conviction by which the criminalization of possession of more than 5 grams of cannabis was determined as unconstitutional only declared a portion of Article 478 of the General Health Act unconstitutional, and only in the case of marijuana.
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