Costa Rica: Awaiting Regulations for Medicinal Cannabis and Industrial Hemp

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CS2022-0006

After more than three years of legislative effort, Costa Rica has legalized hemp production and commercialization as well as cannabis for medicinal and therapeutic purposes. The Government’s commitment to publish implementing regulations – including those related to import and export of value-added products – by May 8, appears unlikely to be reached.

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