The path to legalizing marijuana in Chile

If the bill is approved by legislators Chile will become the second country in Latin America to legalize marijuana
Latin Correspondent
Monday, April 20, 2015

Chile_cannabisChile’s Congressional Health Committee approved a bill that would modify the country’s current drug law, known as Law 20,000. The bill would allow up to six marijuana plants for cultivation per household, medicinal marijuana use of with prior medical authorization and possession of up to 10 grams for personal consumption. The public health authorities, such as the Agricultural and Livestock Service (Servicio Agrícola Ganadero), would be in charge of overseeing consumption and cultivation of cannabis in the country.