On Dec. 5, 2017, the small country of Paraguay became the newest in South America to legalize the cultivation of medical marijuana.
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Peruvian Attitudes Toward Medical Marijuana Shift After Raid on Moms’ Lab
Peru is a conservative nation with strict drug laws and a politically right-leaning Congress, but when police raided a lab in which mothers made medical marijuana for their sick children, attitudes began to change, according to a March 2, 2017, article by Reuters.
Israel to Fund Research for Medical Cannabis Crops
Agriculture Ministry to finance 13 projects to lay basis of new generation of therapeutic marijuana products.
Israeli University Opens First Academic Course on Medical Cannabis
The course is designed for students in the field of medical administration, after they have completed one year of study at least.
Denmark Announces Trial Program for Medical Cannabis
On Nov. 8, 2016, Denmark announced that it will launch a medical cannabis trial program in 2018, as reported by AFP.
Colombia Legalizes Medical Marijuana
On Dec. 22, 2015, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree that legalizes marijuana for medicinal purposes.