Import and software may sound incompatible in the same sentence, because import requires a material element, such as the entry of goods, and software is a concept that represents an immaterial element such as a computer support. ¿ What are the thoughts of the authority (DIAN)?
The New Draft of Regulatory Decree for Medicinal Cannabis - Part 2: Proposed Regulations on International Trade
The first article of our weekly series explained and analyzed the changes in the general requirements for application to every cannabis license issued in Colombia. In our second delivery we will analyze the differences between the current regulations and the Draft Decree regarding international trade operations (import and export) of cannabis.
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The new draft of Regulatory Decree for Medicinal Cannabis: Part 1 - Change to the general requirements of license applications
The Ministry of Health has proposed a new Draft Decree regarding the Safe and Informed Access to the Use of Medicinal Cannabis, to replace the current one (Decree 613 of 2017). This is the first of a series of weekly articles explaining the most important changes that the new Decree will bring. In this article we will analyze the new general requirements for all cannabis licenses and its effect on license application.
The key aspect to commercialise cannabis derived products
As commercializing is one of the key stages in every productive project, being well aware of Colombia’s government imperatives is crucial in order to achieve the projected economic returns, and cannabis projects are no exception. Hence, one of the fundamental steps to follow is obtaining the sanitary register for the cannabis derived products to be marketed.
Comparison between Colombian and Latin-American Free Trade Zones
Colombia is the first country with more free trade zones in South America. This industry is established in 60 municipalities, a total of 19 departments throughout the country, generating more than 40,000 direct jobs and close to 90,000 indirect ones.