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Crime rate lowers after cannabis is legalized in Uruguay

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 19, 2018

Uruguay’s drug-related crime rates have dropped by 20 percent since the Cannabis plant was legalized for distribution and sale in July 2017, based on a recent report by Telesur. The sovereign state made history as the first place on the map to legalize cannabis distribution. This change in cannabis laws has led to a major reduction in the war on drug...

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