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Uruguay will send bill to liberalize trade and consumption of marihuana

Wednesday, June 20th 2012 - 06:41 UTC
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Uruguayan president Jose Mujica will send to Parliament a bill to liberate the production, trading and consumption of marihuana as part of a package of drastic measures to combat crime which he will discuss with security area cabinet minister before making them public. Read full article


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  • Think


    Jun 20th, 2012 - 04:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    About to become a pariah state. On the same sort of level as Nigeria.

    Jun 20th, 2012 - 05:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Once we were young Pepe :-)

    Jun 20th, 2012 - 06:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    At least Uruguay is attempting to control the soft drugs which a lot of people think should be liberated to prevent gangsters taking over the trade.

    Combining that with punitive punishment on stronger drugs may just work.

    The UK system of drug control is a farce and ALL politicians are frightened stiff to do anything to stop or moderate the trade.

    Holland has liberated marihuana for some time now without severe mental health problems in the users.

    I have never taken any 'recreational' drugs and think the term an oxymoron, but there IS a problem being forced onto Uruguay by Argentinian gangsters and something has to be done to maintain the respect of the law and stop the drug related killings.

    @2 For someone who exhibits entertaining brilliance at times, you can be an unthinking idiot at others. Have you EVER been to Nigeria? I have it is NOTHING like Uruguay, but heh, you have never been here either I suspect?

    Jun 20th, 2012 - 07:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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