This month, I visited Mexico City in an effort to bolster momentum towards the passage of the groundbreaking Senate invoice regarding hashish legalization within the United Mexican States.
In November, the Senate cannabis bill was passed and moved to the lower chamber, the Mexican Chamber of Deputies (Cámara de Diputados), akin to the U.S. House of Representatives. The Chamber of Deputies has to consider the legislation and take action before the end of April 2021, a deadline recently extended by the Mexican Supreme Court.
There’s a rule about what number of occasions adjustments could also be accepted and/or rejected and/or proposed earlier than conclusive laws may be enacted. This is additional compounded by midterm elections in Mexico that may happen in the summertime of 2021. This Spring many legislators, significantly within the decrease home which is made up of 500 legislators, shall be shifting their focus to campaigning of their jurisdictions. If the hashish invoice isn’t finalized by the tip of the primary quarter or early second quarter, it might not transfer ahead in any respect in 2021.
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