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Canada's legalised cannabis ey
Canada's legalised cannabis ey
Nearly a century of cannabis prohibition came to an end Wednesday as Canada became the first major Western nation to legalise and regulate its sale...
As Canada awaits, Uruguay's legal cannabis project provides benchmark
As Canada awaits, Uruguay's legal cannabis project provides benchmark
As Canada prepares on Wednesday to become only the second country in the world to legalise the use of marijuana, experts in Uruguay say its...
Cannabis smokers left high and dry
Cannabis smokers left high and dry
In the back room of a store in the Uruguayan capital, connoisseurs pore over boxes of Ziploc bags containing seven varieties of marijuana, with names...
Uruguay legalises all use, trade and sale of marijuana
Uruguay legalises all use, trade and sale of marijuana
In what has been deemed a historic move and a pioneering social experiment Uruguay legalised marijuana on Tuesday.
Uruguay votes yes to legalising marijuana
Uruguay votes yes to legalising marijuana
The unprecedented plan to create a legal marijuana market was approved by 50 of the 96 lawmakers present in the lower house of Congress just before...
The rich turn a blind eye to poor readers
The rich turn a blind eye to poor readers
A "book famine" or a "book apartheid": that's how South Africa's blind and visually impaired people refer to the...
Argentina's Fernandez sworn in for 'rocky' second term
Argentina's Fernandez sworn in for 'rocky' second term
Cristina Fernandez (Kirchner) begins a second four-year term as Argentina's President on Saturday at the peak of her popularity but with the...
Quiet Uruguay beach town booms with celebrities
Quiet Uruguay beach town booms with celebrities
On Uruguay's Atlantic coast, a beach town is booming with celebrities and high-rolling foreigners willing to pay millions of dollars for a piece of...
Forlan honoured with Golden Ball award
Forlan honoured with Golden Ball award
Uruguay striker Diego Forlan received the Golden Ball award as the Player of the Tournament after scoring five goals in seven matches during the...
Fantastic Mr Forlán
Fantastic Mr Forlán
To the uninitiated, Diego Forlán sneaked into South Africa masquerading as just another faceless, anonymous footballer seeking fame and...
Uruguay aren't cheats, says Tabarez
Uruguay aren't cheats, says Tabarez
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez said on Monday he was angry and upset that his team had been accused of cheating their way into the World Cup semifinals after Luis Suarez's controversial handball against Ghana....
Dutch eye final as Brazil, Argentina face change
Dutch eye final as Brazil, Argentina face change
The Netherlands were warned not to underestimate World Cup semifinal opponents Uruguay on Monday, as South American heavyweights Argentina and...

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