Uruguay to Become First Nation to Fully Legalize Marijuana: Blow to Ruinous US War on Drugs
MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT
uruguay8 2It’s about 5200 air miles in distance between Washington DC and Montevideo, Uruguay, but the separation in terms of drug policies is about to become a whole lot wider.
Given the passage of a sweeping new law legalizing marijuana in the entire nation of Uruguay by their Congress on August 2 (with the apparent inevitable passage by the Uruguayan Senate this fall), the South American nation is likely to become the first nation to set the dominoes of a ruinous US drug war policy tumbling down.
As the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) website notes of this historic development: