Brazil Is Finally Getting Medical Marijuana, But There’s a Catch

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The world’s fifth largest nation just gave the go-ahead to legally regulate medical cannabis, but there’s a catch: The country must import its weed, since pot farms remain banned.

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Brazil just became the newest nation to embrace medical marijuana with open arms. Mostly, anyway.

On Tuesday, Brazil’s pharmaceutical regulatory agency, Anvisa, approved the final rules for the country’s medical marijuana bill, which passed through the legislature in 2018. In a separate vote spearheaded by ultra-conservative President Jair Bolsonaro, marijuana farms and other forms of domestic marijuana...

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