Since the legalization of Cannabis, Uruguay has been an almost 20 percent drop in drug-related crime. “We passed the idea of avant-garde country, and the foreigner arrives here and cannot buy?” one Cannabis expert said.
As the summer months roll in and the tourists begin to arrive, Uruguay may see more than a few disgruntled backpackers as its 2017 legalization of marijuana still only applies to the nation’s residents.
Since marijuana legalization, there has been an almost 20 percent drop in drug-related crime. However, state agents still keep a close eye on the members of the nation’s agricultural community who are allowed to grow the medical substance at home and in cultivation clubs which can range in size from 15 to 45 people.
Per the new legislation, Uruguayans or those with permanent residency over the age of 18 are permitted to smoke cannabis in public and purchase it either from their local pharmacy or harvest a crop of up to six plants.
Those who decide to join a cultivation club or individual production are subject to routine […]