The Associated Press reports:
Mexico’s Supreme Court ordered the government Monday to issue permits for the personal use of marijuana and for the growing of limited amounts of pot plants, after the country’s Congress took too long to approve a limited legalization law.
In 2019, the court ruled that prohibiting marijuana was unconstitutional, and gave lawmakers until this past April 30 to pass a law. In March, the lower house approved a marijuana legalization bill, but it bogged down in the Senate.
Under Monday’s court ruling, people who want to smoke marijuana or grow a few pot plants for their own use can ask for a government permit until some legislation is enacted.
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Mexico marijuana: Top court decriminalises recreational use of cannabis https://t.co/YrYmAsjXeD
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) June 28, 2021
It’s officially legal to have, use and grow marijuana in New Mexico:
• Possession of up to 2 oz. of cannabis per adult 21 and older
• Consumption allowed except for in public spaces
• Growing plants for personal use (6 per person, 12 per household) https://t.co/m8P2izKOoX
— KOB 4 (@KOB4) June 29, 2021
Mexico’s Supreme Court voted in favor of striking down laws prohibiting the use of recreational marijuana.https://t.co/2wOoXeEQWT
— Complex (@Complex) June 29, 2021