On Wednesday evening, the President of the Republic of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, signed an Executive Decree approving Law 242, which regulates the medicinal and therapeutic use of cannabis, along with its derivatives, in the Central American country.
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Firmé el Decreto Ejecutivo que reglamenta la Ley 242 de 2021, que regula el uso medicinal y terapéutico del cannabis y sus derivados; una de las regulaciones más sólidas a nivel regional, para permitir el consumo del cannabis procesado y dar alivio a miles de pacientes. pic.twitter.com/353KP89gSE
— Nito Cortizo (@NitoCortizo) August 31, 2022
Via Linked In we learn from Sandra Carrillo MD, Professor Faculty of Medicine Panama University, Clinician & Co-Founder Medicann Cannabis Clinics, ,
#Presidentof Panama signs decree legalizing Medical Cannabis use.
August 31st 2022 was a very important day for patients in Panama. I am very honored to have be invited by the Presidency of the Republic of Panama to the signing of the regulation of medical cannabis in Panama. Thanks are due to the goodwill of the national government for providing health and quality of life to all Panamanians.
The President of Panama, Honorable Laurentino Cortizo signs the Executive Decree, Law 242 of 2021, regulating the medicinal and therapeutic use of cannabis.