Argentina Legalizes Medicinal Marijuana Self-Cultivation for Own Consumption

In addition to cultivation for personal consumption, pharmacies will be allowed to sell cannabis-based oils and creams.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, November 12th, the Argentine government legalized the cultivation of medicinal marijuana for personal use. Argentineans will be allowed to cultivate the plant individually or in groups, according to a publication in the country's Official Gazette. The recreational use of the drug is still banned in the country.

The decree signed by President Alberto Fernández regulates a 2017 law that permitted the use of oils based on the marijuana plant for medical treatment, but still prohibited its cultivation - as well as the possession of seeds.

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