Senator for Morena and future Interior secretary, Olga Sánchez Cordero, has submitted a bill to marijuana regulation and control in Mexico. The law will regulate cannabis use in a recreational, medical and commercial manner. In the past few years, debates about legalization of marijuana This has become the center of public discussion.
Previously, in April 2017, Room of the Deputy approve the use of marijuana in drugs containing less than one percent of HTC.
However, the debate about regulation came from previous restrictions on marijuana in Mexico. At EL UNIVERSAL we inform you about the prohibition process in this country.
During the 19th and early 20th centuryconsumption of marijuana is not punished in Mexico, but is considered a plant with medical properties. At a pharmacy (the pharmacy's predecessor) you can buy products from opioids, without control or deprivation.
Vision of the ban on the Mexican government starting with alcohol, with the establishment of the Health Council, which seeks to eliminate the social damage caused by alcohol at all social levels. In 1917 deputies Francisco J. Múgica and David Pastrana They proposed anti-alcohol laws, which prohibit the manufacture and sale of pulque, mummy derivatives and sugar cane for the preparation of intoxicating drinks.
In this initiative, it was also proposed to make the sale of illegal drugs and can only be obtained by prescription, in addition to banning gambling, bullfighting and cockfighting. The initiative was rejected by a room with 98 opposing votes and 54 supports.
In 1916 Venustiano Carranza decided to ban the import and sale of "chandoo", which was known for smoking, although due to the political instability in the country, the adoption of the decision could not be implemented.
The Health Council, in 1920, proposed to include marijuana in the list of hazardous substances for consumption. In 1923, then President arolvaro Obregón decided that only the government that could import opium, morphine, cocaine and marijuana, which triggered a wave of black markets and substance trafficking, was recently banned.
The last veto came in the 1930s, thanks to two main factors.
For the eleventh Mexican government for several international agreements concerning the distribution of narcotics and drugs that are nerve-damaging, signed by the international community and supported mainly by the United States, which at the time was primarily prohibited regarding drugs.
The implementation of a new sanitation code (which replaced 1902 Porfirio Diaz) which established the illegality of brutal substances and contrary to good behavior.