Hats off to VICE for their new documentary short investigating the Uruguay marijuana initiative. There can't be a better way to start a video than with the line: "I'm smoking weed with the president of Uruguay on his farm outside of Montevideo."
Uruguay's president, José Mujica, had asked that no details be leaked before the official publish date, but last week the world found out the new regulations.
Pot for convicts? A leading Uruguay health official told the United Nations last week that the country is interested in experimenting with medical marijuana to treat prisoners suffering from cocaine addiction.
In its newly released annual report, the UN International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) on March 4 took aim at legalization initiatives in Colorado and Washington states, urging the US federal government to ensure that anti-drug treaties are "fully implemented on th...
Uruguayan President Jose Murjica say he believes the time has come for both the United States and Europe to reconsider their approach to the war on drugs and get serious about implementing a regulatory system on marijuana.