For decades, the War on Drugs has operated disproportionately to undercut the economic and citizenship status of U.S. minorities. In giving priority to that war’s victims when it comes to applying for licenses to sell now-legalized marijuana, the LA City Council is helping to right a long-standing wrong.
Uruguay’s president has defended the anti-prohibition law as banks boycott pharmacies involved in the cannabis trade, citing global regulations.
Uruguay's President Tabare Vazquez has reiterated his government's commitment to continue the legalized sale of recreational cannabis in pharmacies, despite protests by banks worried about running afoul of international regulations. The country's ruling party, the Broad Front, has been dealing with controversy after popular former President Jose