Latin America Moves Toward Legalization With Some Absurd Exceptions
Before he was elected, the President of Argentina said that “the war on drugs has failed” and “the solution isn’t to go around persecuting people for smoking a joint”.
Latin America has been very hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Argentina and other countries continue with their chronic economic problems. Now the New York Times is reporting that the President of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, has issued a decree that allows pharmacies to sell cannabis-based oils, creams and other products, and “orders public and private insurance systems to cover these medications for patients who obtain a prescription.”
Before he was elected, Fernandez said that “the war on drugs has failed” and “the solution isn’t to go around persecuting people for smoking a joint”.
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