Panama Could Be the Next Latin American Country to Legalize Pot

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Panama’s National Assembly is debating a measure to legalize medical marijuana, but in sharp contrast to neighboring Colombia, the program would fly pretty close to the ground. In a play to social conservatives, the law would only allow imports and users would be limited to extracts rather than herbaceous cannabis.

The first of the three scheduled debates on a medical marijuana measure opened in Panama’s unicameral National Assembly last week.

The medical marijuana measure, named Law 595, would “authorize and regulate the medicinal use of cannabis,” the legislative more at