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QCOSTARICA – Looking to pass the Medical Marijuan bill 19256 in Costa Rica, and with the aim of helping thousands with medical conditions and start a whole new industry in Costa Rica, Cannabis Industry Association Costa Rica (CIAC) and Marihuana Medicinal Costa Rica (MMCR) will next month be taking five legislators to Denver, Colorado, to see and learn firsthand about what Medical Marijuana has done there.

The two groups, working together, say  that besides demonstrating the benefits of Cannabis to health, it they want to demonstrate how the new industry would create thousands of jobs and a new source of tax revenue for the government.

To do this, the groups will be taking five legislators to Denver, Colorado.

The trip is give the Costa Rica lawmakers the opportunity to see and learn firsthand about what Medical Marijuana has done for Denver and Colorado,

According to the Cannabis Industry Association Costa Rica (CIAC), these are undecided votes and can make the difference in passage of the Medical Marijuana bill.

The CICA, on their website, list the numerous Medical Conditions that Medicinal Marijuana can help with, that includes:

  • Nausea Relief
  • Helps ease the nausea and vomiting that chemo-bound cancer or AIDS patients experience
  • Nerve Pain Relief
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Controls the debilitating muscle spasms and stiffness, which often interfere with sleep and even walking
  • Epilepsy
  • Reduce the number of seizures in children and adults with Dravet Syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, types of epilepsy that are difficult to control with current medications
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Reduce stress in social situations
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
    Eases the nightmares and other symptoms of PTSD
    Glaucoma
  • Lowers pressure within the eye, reducing the progression of the disease

The MMCR says they are certain on return the 32 opposition legislator will realize that thecheap copy” by PAC legislator Atencio Delgado, does not guarantee real access to better medicine and does not generates economic benefits to the country.

Both the and the Spanish language groups are looking for donations for hotel, and other expenses.

You can help by visiting the CIACR and MMCR website and donate.


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