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Strong increase in coca leaf production and coca bush cultivation areas in Peru
Economy News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 23, 2018 4400   0   1   0   0  
According to the latest United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report the production of coca leaves in Peru increased by 10% from 96,304 tons of sun dried coca leaves in 2015 to 105,960 tons in 2016.
Medical marijuana finally legal in Peru
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 22, 2017 4085   0   1   0   0  
The struggle and persistence of patients, their relatives and supporters eventually paid off. The Peruvian Congress finally recognized the medicinal properties of cannabis and made the medical and therapeutic usage of marijuana legal in Peru.
A draft bill regarding the use of medical marijuana was approved by the National Defense Commission of the Peruvian Congress; next step a plenary debate that could clear the way for the legal usage of cannabis oil in Peru
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 22, 2017 3600   0   1   0   0  
For decades Peru fought a fierce war on all illegal drugs no matter how beneficial some substances might be in certain cases. But an incident at the beginning of this year lead to a rethinking of this position in some Peruvian politicians at least regarding the usage of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Peru's VRAEM region is not only the main cocaine producing area, but also one of the poorest in the country
Living & Lifestyle News SunflowerSunflower Updated October 08, 2018 5288   2   1   0   0  
Quite often just stagily named “Cocaine Valley”, the Peruvian VRAEM region, the valley of the three rivers Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro, is stigmatized as anarchic area in Peru controlled by ruthless narco-terrorists.
The Peruvian government introduced a bill to the Congress that would allow the medicinal usage of marijuana
Politics News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 22, 2017 6385   0   1   0   0  
For years Peru, one of the leading coca growers and among the top cocaine producers in the world, waged a fierce war on all drugs and illegal substances. It is all the more surprising that now there seems to be a rethinking, at least concerning cannabis.
Drugs and other illegal substances in Peru
Peru Advice & Security Series Part 9 SunflowerSunflower Updated February 17, 2020 7454   0   1   0   0  
Since ancient times the cultivation of coca leaves (the raw material required to make cocaine) has a cultural and social significance for the indigenous people of Peru. Until today the stimulant effects of the coca leaf are used for medical purposes and in traditional religious ceremonies.
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