Khiron Accelerates Entry into Mexico, Awarded High-THC Extract Export Quotas for Mexico by the Government of Colombia


Source: Yahoo! News

With a population close to 130 million people, Mexico is among the top 15 economies worldwide and second largest in Latin America. Approximately 11.7 million people have conditions treatable with medical cannabis (Source: IMS Quintiles)

Leveraging its Project of National Strategic Interest (PINES) designation, Khiron receives THC extract export quota for Mexico from Colombia, for up to 700 Kg of extract and finished medical product


Justice Dept. to Stop Pursuit of Medical Marijuana Use

Eric HolderNew York Times, 10/19/09

WASHINGTON — People who use marijuana for medical purposes and those who distribute it should not face federal prosecution, provided they act according to state law, the Justice Department said on Monday in a directive with far-reaching political and legal implications.

In a memorandum to federal prosecutors in the 14 states that make some allowance for the use of marijuana for medical purposes, the department said it was committed to the “efficient and rational use” of its resources, and that going after individuals who were in “clear and unambiguous compliance” with state laws did not meet that standard.

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Video: Fueling Mexico’s Drug Cartels

Wall Street Journal, 3/1/2009

Eric Holder
Eric Holder

The Americas columnist Mary Anastasia O’Grady says Barack Obama is making it harder for Mexican authorities to crack down on drug traffickers. O’Grady discusses her conversation with Mexican Attorney General Eduardo Medina Mora, the 2008 Joint Forces Command report that claims Mexico is a failed state, U.S. demand for drugs, and the plans by the U.S. Attorney General’s plan to cut down on raids of medical marijuana labs.

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