Marijuana legalization in Uruguay sets world example: Calzada

People line up in the early morning in Montevideo to buy marijuana.

‘The legalization of marijuana culminates a long and pioneering legalization effort that began over three years ago.

Uruguay began selling cannabis directly to consumers Wednesday, making it the first in the world to legalize the entire process of marijuana production for recreational use, including its cultivation and sale.’

‘Julio Calzada, who initiated the unprecedented reform, believes the lead landmark move puts Latin America at the forefront of progressive drug policies.’–20170719-0029.html



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