Medical marijuana and the green rush are changing Chile

70 percent of the population agrees with the use of medical marijuana, and 51 percent is in favor of legalizing it
Merryjane (US)
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

chile-no-presos-plantarIn Santiago alone, there are more than 500 grow shops. This explosive expansion that has occurred since 2010 has exceeded all projections. The marijuana community simply overwhelmed the authorities. What once was considered perhaps a trend it is now here to stay. In this short period of time, the cannabis market has nestled deep within the Chilean consumer – a fact that raised concerns among traditional congressmen and society. None of that could stop what was about to happen.