Researching medicinal weed in the US is a real pain. Cue Uruguay.
While it waits for weed to grow, the South American country could turn to Canadian pot producers to kickstart its newly legalized marijuana industry, top lawmakers — including the first lady — tell GlobalPost.
In the wake of neighboring Uruguay’s marijuana revolution, Paraguay’s president wants to keep pot illegal.
Uruguay’s marijuana bill passed the lower house and looks set to become law, making this small South American nation the first to regulate the whole chain of pot production. What does it all mean?
Christian Science Monitor
The South American country is proposing a state monopoly over marijuana in part to curtail drug-related violence. But it’s getting pushback — even from those in favor of legalization.