Uruguay is planning a new method of crime prevention in their country: selling marijuana.
The Wall Street Journal quotes Coletta Youngers, a member at the Washington Office on Latin America:
“There is a growing recognition in the region that marijuana needs to be treated differently than other drugs, because it is a clear case that the drug laws have a greater negative impact than the use of the drug itself,” Ms. Youngers said. “If Uruguay moved in this direction they would be challenging the international drug control system.”
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