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New marijuana decriminalization effort weighed in U.S. House -report

WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Legislation that would decriminalize Marijuana and establish a tax on cannabis sales was being developed by Republican Representative Nancy Mace with the goal of introducing it in the U.S. House of Representatives later this month, according to media reports. Marijuana Moment reported that the bill attempts to mark a compromise measure that would not be as far-reaching as more comprehensive bills others in Congress have…
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Costa Rica congress approves legalization of marijuana for medicinal use

SAN JOSE, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Costa Rica’s Congress on Tuesday approved the legalization of Marijuana for medicinal purposes, despite opposition from conservative groups and President Carlos Alvarado who still needs to put his stamp of approval on the law. The law allows for the production and processing of cannabis, but does not regulate its recreational use. Independent lawmaker Zoila Volio, who backed the law and called the move a…