Colombia lawmakers have approved a bill to legalize and regulate cannabis nationwide, advancing it through a committee with nearly unanimous support. President Gustavo Petro, who recently became Colombia’s first leftist president along with Francia Márquez, the first Black female vice president in the nation’s history, is also pushing for global drug policy reform.
Cannabis Legislation: What’s It All About?
The legislation from Liberal Rep. Carlos Ardila and other lawmakers cleared the Chamber of Representatives First Committee in a 31-2 vote, reported local outlets.
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