Uruguay Proposes Legalizing, Selling Marijuana | Talking Points Memo

According to the AP, the Uruguayan government is planning to send a bill to Congress today that would not only legalize the consumption of marijuana, but also its sale to registered users. The law is an attempt to remove profits from drug dealers, and to divert drug users away from harder drugs.

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