Foreign firms want to study the therapeutic potential of cannabis in Uruguay

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Uruguay’s Congress recently approved creation of the world\’s first national marketplace for legal marijuana. The government will oversee production, sales and consumption of the drug.

Presidential Spokesman Diego Canepa said Monday that foreign labs have told the government they’d like to set up there. Canepa is quoted by the local daily El Observador as saying that “Uruguay will become a hub for biotechnology.”

via News from The Associated Press.



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