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.
What are the rules to be observed while operating a crowdfunding platform in Colombia?
As crowdfunding activities were finally regulated by Colombia's goverment, these platforms are allowed to operate on clear grounds, making this a perfect time to invest in the industry or to start new crowdfunding initiatives.
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How can a “Company Specialized in Electronic Deposits and Payments” allow you to operate a virtual wallet in Colombia?
Colombia's goverment conceived "Companies Specialized in Electronic Deposits and Payments" in an attempt to create legal mechanisms that would allow the FinTech industry to grow, while simultaneously being safe and efficient enough for all the parties involved. Currently, this is the fitter legal figure for operating virtual wallets in Colombia.
Time is running out for registering your cannabis seeds in Colombia
Since the cannabis industry in Colombia is still growing, it is fairly difficult to find stable developed seeds that are suitable for an industrial project. Colombia’s government has addressed that matter by instituting the legal figure of “Fuente Semillera”, which opens up a window for registering seeds before the Colombian Institute of Agriculture, as long as the application is presented before December 31, 2018.
What should we expect for the cannabis industry in Colombia as the new government takes power?
The presidential elections held on June 17 provoked many concerns among the cannabis industry, as president elect Ivan Duque, whose campaign was supported by an ultra-conservative party, sustained a strong anti-narcotics position that could be extended to medical cannabis, without regard to the obvious distinction between the two industries. However, since elected, Duque’s choices and statements have been rather positive towards the issue.