Colombia: The New Player in an Increasingly Globalized Cannabis Market

Austin Willson September 15, 2021 Colombian President Ivan Duque made headlines in July when he signed a directive allowing the export of dried cannabis flower from his country, among numerous other changes, that opened up the Colombian cannabis industry. This change has positioned Colombia as a prime supplier to what may become a global market […]

Colombia boosts budding cannabis industry by removing ban on dry flower exports

By Nelson Bocanegra July 23, 2021 BOGOTA, July 23 (Reuters) – Colombia on Friday gave the green light for exports of dried cannabis for medical and other industries, as the Andean country took another step to develop its marijuana industry, where progress has been slow despite high potential. President Ivan Duque signed a decree lifting a […]

Colombia Gets a Leg Up in Global Marijuana Export Market

By Tiffany Kary August 9, 2021, 7:00 AM EDT Colombia is already world renowned for its coffee beans and flowers. Now, a new decree could make it a a major exporter of marijuana as well. A directive signed by President Ivan Duque in late July allows the export of dried marijuana flower, giving a boost to an […]

With export restrictions eased, Colombia’s medical cannabis business is poised for liftoff

By Stefano Pozzebon Updated 9:51 AM ET, Mon October 25, 2021 Bogota, Colombia (CNN)When Beatriz Porras was studying agronomy at university in Tunja, Colombia, she thought her career would lead to growing coffee, like her parents, or flowers, the traditional agricultural staples for the country’s export market.Back then, growing marijuana was illegal, and security forces […]

Colombian cannabis: the truth behind the hype and how to get your piece of the pie

As the International Medical Cannabis Market Blooms, Colombia Is Becoming a Major Industry Player Several U.S. companies focused on the medical cannabis industry have established operations in Colombia in recent years. Ricardo Pedroza November 19, 2021 A recent change in governmental policy has the potential to transform both the international medical cannabis industry and a […]