Step aside Amsterdam – Uruguay set to legalise cannabis

By Jahn Vannisselroy

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“We believe that the prohibition of certain drugs is creating more problems for society than the drugs themselves… with disastrous consequences,” Defence Minister Eleuterio Fernandez Huidobro said.

“Homicides related to settling scores have increased, and that’s a clear sign that certain phenomena are appearing in Uruguay that didn’t exist before,” he said.

 

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