Uruguayan vote rekindles pot plan

August 2nd, 2013

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A vote by the lower chamber of the Uruguayan legislature in favour of full legislation of marijuana has breathed new life into the City Council’s efforts to decriminalise its use here. Copenhagen is seeking permission to launch a three-year trial with the controlled sale of cannabis. If the bill passes Uruguay’s senate as expected and the substance is legalised there, Copenhagen could have a legal source to purchase marijuana for sale in city-run dispensaries. – DR News


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