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13 Reasons We'll Miss Uruguay's Weed-Legalizing President

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 12.04.2014 | Latino Voices

Uruguay's President José "Pepe" Mujica became an instant celebrity in 2012 after the BBC published a feature documenting his austere lifestyle and de...

Don't Worry, Government Weed Will Probably Remain Legal In Uruguay After All

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.30.2014 | Latino Voices

In the run up to elections over the weekend, it looked as though the opposition may gain enough momentum to throw cold water on Uruguay’s trailblazi...

Uruguayan Prez Explains Why Legalizing Weed Is A 'Security Issue'

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 08.21.2014 | Latino Voices

Uruguay’s trailblazing legislation legalizing the world’s first government-controlled weed market “began essentially as a security issue,” Pre...

Why Uruguay's Government Won't Make Money Off Legal Weed

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2014 | Latino Voices

By Malena Castaldi MONTEVIDEO, May 19 (Reuters) - Uruguay will exempt marijuana production and sales from taxes in a bid to ensure pri...

There's A Lot More To Uruguay's Legal Weed Than The $1-A-Gram Price

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 05.06.2014 | Latino Voices

The regulations for Uruguay’s legalized, government-controlled marijuana trade went into effect Tuesday, though it will still be a few months before...

Uruguay's Legal Marijuana Market Begins Rollout

AP | LEONARDO HABERKORN | Posted 07.06.2014 | World

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — President Jose Mujica signed the long-awaited rules for Uruguay's legal pot marketplace Tuesday, launching a rollout that...

This Is How Much Pot You Will Be Able To Buy Legally In Uruguay

AP | LEONARDO HABERKORN | Posted 04.24.2014 | World

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay is still writing the rules for its legal marijuana market, two weeks overdue now, and President Jose Mujica has a...

U.N. Still Upset Over Uruguay Legalizing Weed

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.04.2014 | Latino Voices

The United Nations is still on Uruguay’s case over legalizing weed. The International Narcotics Control Board, a U.N. panel, criticized Uruguay T...

Where The World May Soon Get Its Weed

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Foreign countries may soon be buying their weed from Uruguay. Countries that permit the medicinal use of marijuana -- including Canada, Chile and ...

Uruguay Marijuana Ruling 'Illegal'?

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.10.2014 | World

Uruguay's move to legalise the production and sale of marijuana breaks international law, the world drugs body said Wednesday, warning it would encour...

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana Trade

AP | LEONARDO HABERKORN and MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's Senate gave final congressional approval Tuesday to create the world's first national marketplace for legal mar...

Uruguayan President Asks World To Help Him Legalize Weed

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Uruguay’s president wants the world to lend him a hand in his quest to legalize weed. In an interview with Brazilian daily A Folha de São Paulo...

Uruguay's Pot Business Will Resemble Alcohol Business

AP | LEONARDO HABERKORN | Posted 09.02.2013 | Latino Voices

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- The government of Uruguay makes Scotch whisky. It also makes and sells rum, vodka and cognac, and has done so for nearly a cent...

Uruguay Takes Big First Step Toward Legally Regulated Marijuana Market

AP | PABLO FERNANDEZ | Posted 10.01.2013 | World

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Uruguay's unprecedented plan to create a legal marijuana market won its critical first step Wednesday in the lower house o...