Companies in Uruguay and Colombia announced they will be the first in Latin America to export MED to Europe. Uruguay’s Fotmer Life Sciences and Colombia’s Clever Leaves will begin exporting flower and oil to Germany, which with 700,000 patients is the largest market in Europe.
- Authorities in Brazil took a parrot into custody since it appeared to have been trained to alert its owner to police. The parrot nearly spoiled a raid of two alleged crack dealers when it shouted “Mamãe, polícia!” according to Brazilian police in the state of Piauí. The phrase means, “Mama, police!”