This is getting a lot of media attention today
Latin Times reports..
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed a pro-pot measure that Democratic presidential candidates have discussed for weeks: removing marijuana from a list of dangerous drugs. In the move comes after years of legal limbo for Chilean cancer patients and other victims of illness and injury who couldn’t legally purchase the plant or it’s THC-laden products which are prescribed by doctors to relieve pain. While pot consumption has been decriminalized in Chile for some time, users including pain patients have stilled faced negative repercussions.
Bachelet’s executive action might ensure that some of the red tape is removed from the green medication. The also coincide with a legislative push to legalize marijuana for recreational use.