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Tue Jan 7, 2014, 03:30 PM

Nations come knocking on Uruguay’s door to buy cannabis

Nations come knocking on Uruguay’s door to buy cannabis

  • Canada, Chile and Israel express interest in purchasing marijuana for medicinal purposes

  • Alejandro Rebossio Buenos Aires 7 ENE 2014 - 17:42 CET


    Pharmacies in Canada, Chile and Israel have been lining up to inquire about the possibilities of purchasing marijuana from the government of Uruguay, which just two weeks ago became the first country in the world to legalize the sale and harvest of cannabis for its citizens.

    Uruguay’s experiment to begin regulating marijuana sales is in response to the failed policies and laws aimed at cracking down on the drug trade, President José Mujica has insisted.

    According to the Montevideo daily El Observador, government officials and laboratories in Canada, as well as pharmaceutical companies in Chile and Israel, have contacted the Mujica administration to begin holding talks on the purchase of marijuana supplies to be used in those countries for medicinal purposes.

    The controversial law, which was passed last month despite fierce opposition, does not address export sales of cannabis but nor does it prohibit them.

    More:
    http://elpais.com/elpais/2014/01/07/inenglish/1389112706_401489.html

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    Reply Nations come knocking on Uruguay’s door to buy cannabis (Original post)
    Judi Lynn Jan 2014 OP
    Jesus Malverde Jan 2014 #1

    Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

    Wed Jan 8, 2014, 01:09 AM

    1. Kinda dumb for Canada the land of BC bud to be sourcing

    Anywhere but home....

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