Uruguay to Legalize Marijuana

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Legislation in Uruguay to legalize marijuana is expected to become law soon. Pot will not be treated like bananas, however. “Cannabis consumers would be allowed to buy a maximum of 40 grams (1.4 ounces) each month from state-regulated pharmacies as long as they are over the age of 18 and registered on a government database that will monitor their monthly purchases.” Six plants can be home grown each year.

Although government regulation of marijuana is not ideal, at least it will not be a crime to smoke or possess a plant–like it is in that bastion of freedom–the USA.

7:49 pm on December 10, 2013
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