Puerto Rico to Debate Medical Use of Marijuana

by Naharnet Newsdesk

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Legislators in Puerto Rico are preparing to debate a bill that would allow people to use marijuana for medicinal purposes in this conservative U.S. territory, officials said Thursday.

The measure would create a system to legally produce the substance and allow state health officials to regulate it, said Rep. Jose Baez, one of the bill’s two authors.

 

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