Latin America

Uruguay House of Representatives To Vote on Pot Legalization Bill

Will head to the Senate if it passes


Uruguay's House of Representative is preparing to vote on a bill to legalise marijuana on Wednesday.

If passed by the House and the Senate, Uruguay will become the first country to legally regulate the production, distribution and sale of marijuana.

The law is backed by the government of President Jose Mujica, which says it will remove profits from drug dealers and divert users from harder drugs.

Under the bill, only the government would be allowed to sell marijuana.

The state would assume "the control and regulation of the importation, exportation, plantation, cultivation, the harvest, the production, the acquisition, the storage, the commercialization and the distribution of cannabis and its by-products".

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  1. I am 100% for the ability to “legally regulate the production, distribution and sale of marijuana” by all countries….

    However ….
    Does anyone think a government only market is the way to go here?

    This looks like we are moving from one dishonest organization to another and with corruption in government we may find out the same players just showed up with a new logo on their shirts.

    I say the regulated and open market capitalism model is the better model.

  2. Well alrighty then! It passed in the House! On to the Senate where it is also expected to pass.

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