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UN Report: MJ Legalization Increased Problem Use in the US

By Bryan Le

Legalization has led younger people to perceive cannabis as less of a health risk, which has led to increased use and abuse in the U.S. MORE  

Uruguay President Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

By Bryan Le

Jose Mujica's work in legalizing marijuana is being recognized as “a tool for peace and understanding.” MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Uruguay first country to legalize pot, Massachusetts AG grants money for substance abuse, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. confesses eBay addiction, and Northern Ireland cracks down on fake booze. MORE  

Uruguay's Pro-Pot President Admits He's "Never Tried It"

By Victoria Kim

The progressive president has fought for a bill to legalize pot, but not for his own self-interest. MORE  

Latin America Looks to Europe for Drug War Help

By McCarton Ackerman

Disenchanted with the US's failing counternarcotics efforts, Latin American leaders reach across the Atlantic for model laws. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 24, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Plans to legalize marijuana in Uruguay spark controversy, diabetes drug may carry addiction cure, and LeAnn Rimes is "starting over" after rehab. MORE  

Uruguay Lays Out Plan for State Pot Business

By McCarton Ackerman

Debate rages over the potential impact of Uruguay's plan to sell government-grown marijuana. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 25, 2012

By Bryan Le

Uruguay says legalizing pot won't make it a drug haven, man killed by US agent in Honduras, and arrested "El Chapo's son" turns out to be an unrelated car salesman. MORE  

Uruguay Seeks to Sell Pot to Its Citizens

By McCarton Ackerman

The government wishes to start selling recreational-use marijuana to registered adults. MORE  

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