Latin America

Hemp ‘viable’ in Bahamas, but cross-pollination is a worry

Cannabis officials in The Bahamas say they still back hemp, but the commonwealth's fortunes in the sector will depend on…

January 6, 2021

Puerto Rico ag secretary says without private investment, hemp will stall

Puerto Rico needs to attract private investment to develop infrastructure for the hemp sector or the U.S. territory risks missing…

January 5, 2021

Hemp trials set in Ecuador

Researchers will sow 140 hemp plants in the Ecuadorian provinces of Imbabura and Pichincha as part of the first trials…

December 23, 2020

Uruguay clears animal CBD line

Uruguay's Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Feed has approved “anbidiol,” a line of CBD animal health products from Australia's Creso…

December 22, 2020

Mexican cannabis bill is delayed

The lower house of the Mexican Congress has agreed to postpone a vote on the country's Federal Law of Cannabis…

December 10, 2020

Cannabis bill moving in Brazil

Brazil's lower house of congress is expected to take up a bill that would legalize medical marijuana and industrial hemp…

December 4, 2020

Decree opens Argentina for CBD, medical cannabis imports

Medical cannabis regulations that have been published by the Argentine government hit the start button for expanded imports of CBD…

November 25, 2020

New regulations set the stage for hemp in Ecuador

Ecuador has set the stage for development of country's hemp industry with the release of regulations from the Ministry of…

November 24, 2020

Mexican cannabis law to govern hemp, marijuana advances

Mexico’s Federal Law of Cannabis Regulation has been overwhelmingly passed by the country's Senate. The proposed law would establish a…

November 20, 2020

Costa Rica will trial 12 hemp varieties in 2 micro-climates

Despite concerns over the wording of Costa Rica's draft hemp law by the country's Minister of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG),…

November 17, 2020