Uruguay considers opening legal marijuana market to tourists, as part of a plan to take profits away from drug gangs



The first country in the world to legalise most uses of marijuana is looking to capture business away from illicit sellers and bolster its cannabis industry by allowing foreign visitors to buy pot.The administration of Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou could release its plan as soon as this year in a bid to build political consensus and support, said Daniel Radio, secretary general of the National Drugs Board.The aim isn’t to promote Uruguay as a destination for cannabis tourism but rather…


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