They perform procedures with COFEPRIS through two websites; to attract customers, portals claim to follow the legal steps SMART
The Marihuana Amparo site reports that the pay 5 thousand 500 pesos and answer a series of data anyone over age can apply for a permit before the Cofepris for recreational use
As if any consumer product two websites offer their services to process protections to the Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) to plant, harvest, pipes for sale, transport and use marijuana legally. In addition, one of these pages offering complete the formalities to obtain an injunction and be able to use marijuana medicinally.
To attract future customers, both portals claim to follow the legal steps that made the Mexican Society of Autoconsumo Responsible Tolerant (SMART) and for which, in November last year, four people earning under the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJ) for planting, cultivating, harvesting, preparing, possessing and transporting marijuana in the country.
In the portal Lawyers Legal Vertex, which reports that it is a law firm, offered by 4 000 950 process the amparo to consume cannabis sativa playful way. The site recommends that only this legal tool seniors, in full possession of his mental faculties and not engaged “sowing scale, distribution, transfer or sale of marijuana or its derivatives, albeit handmade” .
For 19 thousand 640 pesos this report points out that they dealt with the Cofepris an injunction for the therapeutic use of the herb, but recommends that request only patients whose doctors have diagnosed a condition and prescribed medicines prepared from the plant for treatment.
“The remedy for therapeutic use allows you to request protection of the federal justice system to import, store and consume medicines based on cannabis or whose active ingredient is tetrahydrocannabinol and depending on therapeutic or medical criteria, and under the rule of law health and well-being before the prohibition policy. ”
Page reports that these protections are a mechanism of legal defense against “the abuse by the prohibitionists responsible authorities” in addition to implement public policies that lead to widespread violence, they said, “systematically violate laws and acts fundamental rights Mexican citizens. ”
Business opportunity. Meanwhile, the site Marihuana Amparo, which is operated by the office RTS SC, reports that by paying 5 thousand 500 pesos and answer a series of data that does not take longer than 30 minutes, anyone over age in any state you can apply for a permit before the Cofepris for recreational use of marijuana.
In an interview with El Universal , Andres Gutierrez Ruiz, a member of this office, he said that with the permission of the Supreme Court which granted a window of opportunity opens to create jurisprudence and that will take advantage.
“We see it as a business opportunity for the office, as well as help generate case law, in order to decriminalize the substance and the use thereof. I provide a service to facilitate access to marijuana legally. The Supreme Court took action and take the same path. ”
He added that although they have no contact with lawyers or consultants who helped the collective SMART to obtain permission to use marijuana legally, carried out the same legal procedures they performed.
Gutierrez said that so far, the firm has entered before the Cofepris 12 requests for people wanting to get permission to use marijuana legally, also indicated that calculate the time waiting to give permission to their customers will be an average of seven to nine months.
“The application of Cofepris can enter from one day to another. The Commission has up to 90 days to respond and could enter the amparo and review before the Supreme Court. We estimate approximately between 7 and 9 months of the procedure, that if the Cofepris take 90 days to decide, “he said.
The lawyer said that most customers who have hired their services to consume legal marijuana, are mostly men between 20 and 36 years with residence in Mexico City.
“We’ve been called Guadalajara and Colima, but requests that have resulted in their entirety are Mexico City. There are mostly male, aged between 25 and 36 years, “he added.