Paraguay begins its path toward cannabis normalization

Paraguay's participation in the South American medical marijuana market could change the game's rules for this industry, which in the last year grew by 17%, but still obtains much lower profits compared to Asia or North America.

Latin America is slowly but steadily advancing towards the normalization of cannabis, even though it has not been able to cast off the stigma that the War on Drugs, introduced by the United States in the 1960s, imposed on the ancestral plant.

It is precisely that stigma that has prevented, until now, the main producers in the region, Mexico and Paraguay, from being at the forefront of an industry that continues to flourish.

It is changing.

In Mexico, the June 2021 Supreme Court ruling that issued a General Declaration of Unconstitutionality annulled the prohibition of planting, harvesting, transporting, and distributing . . .

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