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Uruguay Marijuana Legalization


Uruguay, Organized Crime and the Politics of Drugs

After the lower house passed the controversial marijuana bill, Uruguay is poised to become the first country on the planet to regulate the...

Country-by-Country Map of Drug Policy Positions in the Americas

This map breaks down every country's stated position on legalization and decriminalization of drugs in the hemisphere. It is in this context that Uruguay is set to...
Legal marijuana may yet affect crime in Uruguay

Uruguay’s Marijuana Bill and Organized Crime

Though it has long been one of the safest countries in Latin America, insecurity and organized crime are on the rise in Uruguay, making it an interesting, if...
Uruguay is pushing to legalize marijuana

Uruguay’s Marijuana Bill Faces Political, Economic Obstacles

If Uruguay's proposal to regulate the production, sale and distribution of marijuana is properly implemented and overcomes political and economic hurdles, it could...