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Uruguay To Allow Prisoners To Use Medical Marijuana

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uruguay marijuanaCourtesy of The Joint Blog

Uruguay will now allow prisoners in the nation to use medical cannabis to improve their physical or mental health if they have or receive a doctors’ orders, according to Julio Calzada, Secretary General of Uruguay’s National Committee on Drugs. 

Uruguay will also be incorporating medical cannabis into their country’s public health system alongside acupuncture and homopathic remedies, according to social development minister Daniel Olesker.

In December Uruguay become the first nation in the world to legalize recreational cannabis. According to Calzada, regulations for the new industry will be released sometime between April 20th to the 25th. He expects legal cannabis distribution centers to be open by the end of the year.

Source: TheJointBlog.Com

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  1. Canada has to suffer incredible treatment of it’s sickest people.

    Health Canada imposes a 1500% markup on cannabis it buys from it’s producer (Prairie Plant Products Ltd).

    It pays PPP $328.75 per kilogram and sells it to it patients for $150 per 30 grams. According to a FOIA request it pays $0.04 per gram and sells it for $5.00 per gram.

    1500% MARKUP! No wonder they didn’t mind their patients continuing to be ripped off. No wonder the courts said hands off!

    read http://www.dutch-passion.nl/en/news-and-development/canadian-government-rips-off-medical-marijuana-patients/

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