Uruguay Considers Selling Marijuana

Wall Street Journal (US)
Thursday, June 21, 2012

legalizar-uruguay-2012cUruguay is showing a novel approach to Latin America's growing fatigue with the war on drugs with a new proposal: normalize marijuana use and hand over its distribution and marketing to the government. Under a plan, which the leftist government will soon present to lawmakers, the state will oversee sales, which would be allowed only to adults 18 and older. The government would try to attain "regulated and controlled legalization."