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Tico lawmaker presents bill to legalize medical marijuana
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Tico lawmaker presents bill to legalize medical marijuana

The Tico Times - August 12, 2014

Citizen Action Party (PAC) lawmaker Marvin Atencio wants to make Costa Rica the first country in Central America to legalize medical marijuana and generate millions of dollars…

Costa Rican police arrest 2 US citizens linked to hydroponic marijuana operation
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Costa Rican police arrest 2 US citizens linked to hydroponic marijuana operation

L. Arias - July 28, 2014

A man with the last name Whytworth and a woman with the last name Olszewski, both U.S. citizens, were arrested Saturday for allegedly running a hydroponic marijuana growing…

Health officials alarmed by increase in marijuana use among young Ticos
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Health officials alarmed by increase in marijuana use among young Ticos

L. Arias - July 10, 2014

A study by the Adolescents' Clinic at the National Children's Hospital conducted among 3,373 high school students in the Greater Metropolitan Area indicates that the number of…

Costa Rica approves joint US patrols and docking permits to fight drug war
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Costa Rica approves joint US patrols and docking permits to fight drug war

L. Arias - June 10, 2014

Lawmakers on Monday evening voted to extend permission to the U.S. Coast Guard to participate in joint drug patrols in Costa Rican waters and to dock in…