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Uruguay considers legalising marijuana

Legislation proposed by Uruguay's president could lead to marijuana being regulated and sold legally.

Last Modified: 19 May 2013 20:15
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Uruguay could become the first Latin American country to legalise and regulate the sale of marijuana.

Politicians are considering a law President José Mujica Cordano has proposed, which - it is hoped - would take away business from drug traffickers and organised crime.

Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from the capital Montevideo.

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