Luis Armendariz

About Luis Armendariz

Luis Armendariz has been working closely with U.S. and Canadian companies advising them on the cannabis legalization process in Mexico.

Octubre 2020: Se prorroga reglamento para uso médico

Written by Luis Armendariz LinkedIn: luisarmendariz El 9 de septiembre de 2020 era (de nueva cuenta) fecha límite para que la Secretaría de Salud (“SSA”) publicara el reglamento para el uso médico del cannabis (el “Reglamento”). Sin embargo, la SSA no se pronunció al respecto en dicha fecha. @Mar_Garfias, quien actúa en representación de su

By |2020-10-06T10:12:20-06:00October 6th, 2020|HLG Global|

Medical Use Rules Deadline Extended For Mexico

Written by Luis Armendariz LinkedIn: luisarmendariz October 2020 September 9th, 2020 was (again) deadline for the Secretary of Health (“SSA” its acronym in Spanish) to publish the long overdue secondary rules for medical cannabis use (the “Rules”). However, neither such Rules nor an official communication was published on such date. @Mar_Garfias, whose claim on behalf

By |2020-10-05T15:30:50-06:00October 5th, 2020|HLG Global|

Mexico Cannabis Legal Update #19

Draft of Medical Use Rules Published Finally. On July 27, 2020, a draft of secondary rules for medical cannabis in Mexico was submitted by the Secretary of Health (SSA) to the National Commission for Regulatory Improvement (CONAMER) for the mandatory public consultation and regulatory impact assessment. The rules, titled Rules for the Sanitary Control of the Production, Research and Use

By |2020-08-11T12:10:19-06:00August 11th, 2020|HLG Global|

Mexico Cannabis Legal Update #17: Bill Introduced Against Sale of Paraphernalia

Written by Luis Armendariz On June 10, 2020 a bill was introduced in the Mexican Congress with the intention to sanction and ban sale of illegal drugs paraphernalia (equipment, products and material to produce, consume, conceal or prepare illegal drugs). Such bill is not yet being reviewed nor scheduled to voted by the corresponding comittees

By |2020-06-23T10:54:52-06:00June 23rd, 2020|HLG Global|

Mexico Update – Mexican Senate Committees approve Cannabis Bill… but Deadline Extended

On March 4, 2020, three Mexican Senate Committees approved in a joint session the general terms of the cannabis bill for a new Law for Cannabis Regulation (Ley de Regulacion del Cannabis) - last version circulated on February 28, 2020 (the “Bill”). The Committees’ approval placed the Bill on its way to the Senate's general

By |2020-05-21T08:35:33-06:00May 20th, 2020|HLG Global|

Mexico Cannabis Update #9

Preview of Medical Cannabis Rules by COFEPRIS Dr. Jose A. Novelo, director of the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS) appeared before the Mexican Senate’s Health Committee to discuss the current government’s public health agenda. Not surprisingly, one of the main subjects discussed was the status of the long-awaited regulations for medical

By |2019-12-19T15:31:26-07:00October 17th, 2019|HLG Global|

Mexico Cannabis Update #8

New Cannabis Bills Introduced to Senate In the past months, additional bills have been introduced in the Mexican Senate with the intention of regulating cannabis and hemp. As of today, a total of 13 initiatives o proposals to amend existing or enact new laws have been filed in the Senate in addition to another number

By |2019-12-18T12:12:23-07:00October 16th, 2019|HLG Global|

Mexico Cannabis Update

Resolution of the Supreme Court on the medicinal use of cannabis The Mexican Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) unanimously approved Justice Eduardo Medina Mora’s proposed draft of a ruling that orders the Health Secretariat and COFEPRIS to issue the necessary regulations for the medicinal use of cannabis and its derivatives within a 180 business days

By |2019-12-18T12:30:02-07:00September 18th, 2019|HLG Global|
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