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Uruguay takes ‘war on drugs’ in new direction: state monopoly over the production and distribution of marijuana

By The Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, September 20, 2012 5:16 EDT
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Uruguay takes ‘war on drugs’ in new direction: The state as dealer

Uruguay has long been at the vanguard of social reform in Latin America. Today, it is on the verge of passing into law one of its most radical ideas yet. The Broad Front – the center-left coalition that holds power – is proposing a state monopoly over the production and distribution of marijuana…


 
 
 
 
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