About Luis Armendariz

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

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|Global Law|

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|Global Law|

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|Global Law|

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|Global Law|