Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•50 Dec 12, 2013

Uruguay became the first country in the world to fully legalize production and distribution of marijuana, allowing Uruguayan citizens over the age of 18 to grow up to six pot plants of their own and purchase up to 1.4 ounces of the drug per month. What do you think?

  • “But how are they supposed to fill up their jails?”

    Eric Sax –
    Newsstand Owner

  • “Now when I visit Uruguay everyone will think I’m there to get high, not to enjoy the beautiful handcrafted woolen goods.”

    Ray Rogers –
    Submarine Technician

  • “Is this one of those deals where I show up and someone steals my organs?”

    Alice Teller –
    Cabaret Singer