The report hints that recreational legalization may not be on the cards though..

Officials went to great lengths Thursday to explain that they are not looking to further liberalize recreational use of marijuana as was recently done in Uruguay, the region’s pioneer in drug policy reform.“Nobody is talking about legalizing anything except for these two purposes,” Reyes said.

Full report at  https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/colombia-to-legalize-commercial-sale-of-medical-marijuana/2015/11/12/5557ad62-8955-11e5-bd91-d385b244482f_story.html?sslid=M7Y0tDAzMrI0MrEEAA&sseid=MzY0MTYztjQwAwA&jobid=ff002ac3-1eff-4e2a-8c67-f9dd91b6eec7