Costa Rican Bill 19.256

Currently in Costa Rica, the bill 19,256 it’s being discussed and it was presented by the congressman and doctor, Marvin Delgado Atencio. This is the only bill in Costa Rica that seeks to regulate the medicinal use of cannabis and industrial of hemp.

It was presented in August 2015, with the goal of providing a legal framework for the regulation of the medicinal use of cannabis and the legalization of industrial hemp. This proposal provides the aspects for the use, merchandising, distribution and production of cannabis for medicinal use, also security processes in place to prevent any misuse or involvement of persons linked to drug trafficking.