Legal Cannabis in Uruguay to be $2.5 Per Gram

Cannabis is on the verge of being legalized in Uruguay, with the nation’s House of Representatives recently passing a president-backed legalization measure which has enough support in the Senate to be approved. Once tcannabishe law takes effect, cannabis possession and private home cultivation will be legalized for adults 18 and older, as will government-authorized sales through cannabis clubs and designated pharmacies.

Under the proposed regulation system, cannabis will be sold at only $2.5 per gram, according to Univision.

According to advocates of the proposed law, having the price set at a reasonable rate is important, so to sway people away from the black-market which tends to fund criminal enterprises.

As the nation moves forward with this plan to legalize and regulate cannabis, the whole world is watching closely. In September, Uruguay’s president will give a speech to the United Nations, defending this new policy.

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27 thoughts on “Legal Cannabis in Uruguay to be $2.5 Per Gram”

  1. $2.5 a gram !! Wow, now that’s how it should be…here in NZ ,we still pay $20 for around, 0.7-9 of a gram. This country desperately needs to ‘legalize it’, the Gangs control the majority of street drugs here..

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  3. omg this is going to be soooo good for uruguay!!!! i think its a really smart idea!!! and it will generate a lot of tourism too!! way to progress!!!! 😀

  4. Well done you guys u have showed the rest of the world it can be done. I’d love to see the UK/Ireland do this take it out of the black market. And give the people the true medication not liver toxin pills. So Uruguay hat of to yous well done. So the rest of the world need to take the leap please hurry up. 🙂

    • There’s several other currencies that use the $ symbol, such as the Singapore dollar, but I agree with Patrick that this is most likely USD.

  5. perfect!!! nice reasonable pricing .. You can bet the mericuns will want to charge some sick dollar amount if they make it legal …

  6. All I can say is well done Uruguay, one of the most progressive and forward thinking states around and notice how they set a sensible price so that they can remove the product from the black market. Criminals in Uruguay will notice a massive whole in their profits this year. Unfortunately in the UK David Cameron is in league with the criminals and will anything he can to protect their profits.

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