19 December 2016
The institute would issue cultivation and dispensary licenses and develop the list of qualified conditions, and issue patient I.D. cards.
Costa Rica has already decriminalized cannabis possession. According to the bill text, there would be 52 dispensary licenses and 170 industrial hemp licenses; and three types of cultivation licenses would be available – eight large, 13 medium, and 21 small. If approved the institute would have three months to develop and issue regulations.
Here’s the draft bill in fullCR_MMJ_Bill_19256_en