Weed-Curious Politicians Should Look to Uruguay, Where There’s No Fuss Over Legal Pot
People freak out about weed legalization, then realize it’s better and stop caring.
CARTEL CHRONICLES is an ongoing series of dispatches from the front lines of the drug war in Latin America. When Uruguay became the first nation in the modern era to legalize weed in 2013, most of its citizens were against it. Yet, despite deep public skepticism, none of the challenges or perceived failures of the law have been enough to generate momentum to try and reverse it.