Uruguay is thinking about selling marijuana to tourists. A cannabis shop in Montevideo, Uruguay. Photo: Shutterstock
Uruguay is thinking about selling marijuana to tourists. A cannabis shop in Montevideo, Uruguay. Photo: Shutterstock
Tourism

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

  • The Latin American nation, first in the world to legalise marijuana, plans to allow foreign visitors to buy cannabis, although probably not by this summer
  • At the moment, Uruguayan adults and registered foreigners in the country can grow their own marijuana or buy up to 40 grams a month

Uruguay is thinking about selling marijuana to tourists. A cannabis shop in Montevideo, Uruguay. Photo: Shutterstock
Uruguay is thinking about selling marijuana to tourists. A cannabis shop in Montevideo, Uruguay. Photo: Shutterstock
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