Skip to comments.Uruguayan Pot Marketplace May Go Up in Smoke
Posted on 08/02/2014 1:29:04 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Uruguay's plan to create the world's first national, government-regulated marketplace for legal pot may be going up in smoke.
Delays in implementing the plan are putting it at risk as polls point to opposition gains in October's election and say most Uruguayans oppose a legal pot marketplace.
"I am convinced that the current project is never going to be applied," the principal opposition presidential candidate, Luis Lacalle Pou, told The Associated Press. "The entire project is not workable. The pharmacies don't want to sell the drug and nobody is going to register as a user, as the law obliges."
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I’m just curious...why the heck would you want pharmacy operations to market and sell “weed”? Seems like you’d want a plain old smoke-shop or Amsterdam-style coffee shop.
“...why the heck would you want pharmacy operations to market and sell weed?”
Maybe because lawyers can’t get very rich suing smoke-shops and coffee shops for malpractice....?? So, we need doctors and pharmacies involved.
Eventually Phillip Morris will be selling marijuana cigarettes, lets see how the hippies like that.