December 28, 2012

Uruguay: Mujica Defends Move to Legalise Marijuana

Uruguayan president, José Mujica, has defended his government’s move to legalise marijuana, saying that it is the best way to combat drug trafficking.

He said, “in recent decades, the worst scourge for Latin America has been the constant growth of drug trafficking.” He also highlighted that one in every three prisoners in the country are there for “crimes related to drugs”. Read more.

The Argentina Independent

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