In international news: Uruguay’s nascent legal weed program is in trouble. Uruguayan President Jose Mujica is spearheading a strict, state-controlled legal cannabis movement (?) designed to defund drug gangs.
But the state bureaucracy keeps missing key deadlines. And the up-coming October election could toss out the country’s leadership, along with their pro-pot policies.
Legalization is not mainstream in Uruguay — just twenty-seven percent of citizens support the idea.