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Uruguay approves rules to support cannabis industry

By Pittaluga Abogados - 26/08/2020

Uruguayan President Lacalle Pou signed two decrees with the aim of spurring development of the medical marijuana and hemp industries and encouraging exports.

The new rules simplify the export process of medical cannabis.

One decree allows businesses to export psychoactive cannabis flower – defined in Uruguay as having 1% THC or more – harvested between 2018 and 2020. The product does not need be registered as a medicine in Uruguay.

Several requirements would still apply, however, including a stipulation that the health authority of the receiving destination approves the import.

The second decree published Thursday simplifies the trade of nonpsychoactive plant material inside Uruguay as well as for export.

Source: Marijuana Business Daily

By Pittaluga Abogados - 26/08/2020
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