Costa Rican president vetoes legalization of medicinal marijuana


Reuters | San Jose | Updated: 28-01-2022 04:27 IST | Created: 28-01-2022 04:27 IST
Costa Rican president vetoes legalization of medicinal marijuana
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Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado on Thursday vetoed the legalization of medicinal marijuana on health and security grounds, requesting that changes be made to a bill backed by Congress last year before he approves it.

Costa Rica's Congress had approved the production and processing of cannabis for medicinal purposes in October.

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