Uruguay

Uruguay may import marijuana from Canada

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.

5 key takeaways from Uruguay’s push to legalize marijuana

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?