The new development will likely put the Peruvian president in the crosshairs of the country's opposition-controlled Congress. Full Story
The event will be attended by numerous members of social, civil and human rights groups. Full Story
Shares in RWE plunged on Germany's DAX index of blue-chip shares following the news, closing down 1.94 percent.
Peru joins the ranks of several other Latin American countries moving towards the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes.