All posts by Agustín Criollo Oquero
Dispensary Licenses Screech to a Halt
P.R. Medical Cannabis Regulatory Board Stopped the Issuance of Licenses as a Preventive Measure The Association of Members of the Medicinal Cannabis Industry (MICaM) applauded the determination this week of the Medicinal Cannabis Regulatory Board (JRCM), the...
- Posted April 21, 2022
House Approves Historic MORE Actbanks
The Bill Heads to the Senate Where Experts See an Inclement Harvest The debate over the decriminalization of Marijuana made its way back to Capitol Hill last week, after the House of Representatives passed a bill to...
- Posted April 21, 2022
Commercial Code in the Rotunda
Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation Seeks to Revisit the Law The Puerto Rico Commercial Code of 1932, the set of norms, criteria and principles of commercial law that regulate related partnerships on the island, as well as...
- Posted April 8, 2022
Gas Retailers Plead for Changes to Capped Margins
Warn of Service Stations Shuttering; Official: Price Freezing is Typical in Emergencies After Puerto Rico’s Department of Consumer Affairs, known by it Spanish acronym, DACO, announced in mid-March the approval of an extension to cap profit margins...
- Posted March 31, 2022
Study Confirms Saturation of Medical Cannabis Market
Reveals Number of Dispensaries in Metro Area Threatens Industry For the last five years, the Association of Members of the Medical Cannabis Industry (MICaM by its Spanish acronym), together with other industry groups, has sistently warned about...
- Posted March 24, 2022
Burnt to a Crisp
Women shopping for supplies in a market.
- Posted March 18, 2022
Food Security Remains a Pressing Matter
Vieques Project May Become Food Security Model; Puerto Rico Still Imports Over 80 Percent of its Food Puerto Rico government administrations have assured for decades that they were working on creating the framework needed to help build...
- Posted March 10, 2022
All Alone in a World of Trash
Piles of trash-Gov’t Plans to Start Closing Landfills that Violate EPA Regulations
- Posted March 4, 2022
Groups Call for More Attention to Food Security
Environmental Coalition Denounces Gov’t Policy A coalition of community organizations and experts are calling attention to the alleged practice of the administration of Gov. Pedro Pierluisi of approving dozens of industrial energy projects on land of high...
- Posted February 26, 2022
Cannabis Decriminalization Measure Introduced
Would Legalize 28 Grams Daily for Adults 21 and Older A legislative measure that seeks to decriminalize the recreational use of cannabis in Puerto Rico was introduced on Feb. 2 by Popular Democratic Party (PDP) majority Rep....
- Posted February 17, 2022