MAY 3, 2015 - GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO LEGALIZES MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN THE US TERRITORY
“Puerto Rico’s governor on Sunday [May 3, 2015] signed an executive order to authorize the use of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory in an unexpected move following a lengthy public debate.
Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the island’s health secretary has three months to issue a report detailing how the executive order will be implemented, the impact it will have and what future steps could be taken. The order went into immediate effect.”
Associated Press (AP) “Puerto Rico Governor Signs Order to Legalize Medical Pot,” ap.org, May 3, 2015