Contributed by NAMPA / AFP.
Legalised pot: a rarity around the world
Montreal, Oct 12, 2018 (AFP) - Canada is about to legalise recreational use of marijuana, which will make it the second nation in the world to do so after Uruguay more than five years ago.
While many countries have decriminalised the use and possession of the drug, abandoning prison sentences for consumers, just a handful have gone as far as to make it fully legal, including for medicinal purposes.
Here is an overview:
- Uruguay in 2013 became ...