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Tag: Alejandro Antalich

  • Thursday, November 29th 2018 - 11:12 UTC

    Cannabis-based meds plant opens in Uruguay

    Uruguay was the first country to legalize marijuana in 2013. The legal sale of marijuana for recreational purposes began in July, 2017.

    ICC Labs Inc., a subsidiary of Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Inc., opened Wednesday in Montevideo and became the subcontinent's first producer of cannabis-derived pharmaceuticals with a capacity “to supply almost the entire South American continent,” according to the company's CEO Alejandro Antalich.