Presidential candidate Luis Lacalle Pou
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As Uruguay Elections Near, Is Marijuana Law Under Threat?

The two leading presidential candidates in Uruguay have expressed doubts about the country's landmark marijuana legalization law. Will the marijuana laws likely be...
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Uruguay Presidential Candidate Proposes Rehab for Marijuana Users

The Uruguayan presidential candidate favored by drug policy reform advocates, ex-President Tabare Vazquez, has presented his rehabilitative interpretation of...
Presidential candidate Lacalle Pou
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Uruguay Marijuana Law Under Fire

When Uruguay's historic marijuana regulation law passed the Senate in December, it was a major victory for drug policy reform in Uruguay and around the world. To...
Uruguay plans to legalize marijuana production
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Uruguay Didn’t Want to Legalize Marijuana (But Did it Anyway)

Nelly Santos was worriedly waiting for her son to come home after receiving a call from his school. Daniel arrived with his head lowered, his cap visor covering his...
A rally supporting Uruguay's marijuana legislation
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Uruguay Registers Marijuana Growers

The long process of legalizing marijuana production in Uruguay continues to inch forward, under the watchful eye of other countries in the region considering...
Uruguay marijuana legalization supporters
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Continued Opposition to Uruguay Marijuana Law a Challenge for Govt

Over 60 percent of people in Uruguay believe the country's marijuana law should be repealed, indicating continued widespread opposition to legalizing marijuana as...
Marijuana paraphernalia for sale in Uruguay
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Why Reports of Uruguay’s ‘Tax Free’ Marijuana are Misleading

A new report stating that Uruguay will not tax the sale or production of marijuana has received widespread attention, yet the depiction of the legalization...
Uruguay is the first nation to legalize marijuana
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New Regs for Uruguay Marijuana Law Aim to Prevent Trafficking

Uruguay has announced many of the finer details of its marijuana legalization legislation, with regulations that demonstrate a concerted effort to minimize the risk...
A man smokes marijuana outside Uruguay's congress
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Uruguay Marijuana Law Aims to Prevent Drug Tourism

Only citizens and residents of Uruguay will be able to buy legal marijuana, a move likely aimed at averting drug tourism as the small South American nation...