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A man shows two envelopes containing marijuana he just purchased at a pharmacy in Montevideo, on July 19, 2017.
Pharmacies in Uruguay start selling marijuana from Wednesday under the final phase of a four-year-old law that made the small South American country the first in the world to legalize pot from production to sale. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL ROJO        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL ROJO/AFP/Getty Images)
A man shows two envelopes containing marijuana he just purchased at a pharmacy in Montevideo, on July 19, 2017.
Pharmacies in Uruguay start selling marijuana from Wednesday under the final phase of a four-year-old law that made the small South American country the first in the world to legalize pot from production to sale. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL ROJO        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL ROJO/AFP/Getty Images)

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Uruguay finaliza este 2017 habiendo terminado de implementar la ley de regulación del cannabis, que permite acceder a la sustancia a partir de varias vías legales y bajo estricta gestión y control estatal. Una de ellas, tal vez la más novedosa: las farmacias, que venden marihuana producida bajo licencia estatal.

Marihuana, el experimento uruguayo

Uruguay finaliza este 2017 habiendo terminado de implementar la ley de regulación del cannabis, que permite acceder a la sustancia a partir de varias vías legales y bajo estricta gestión y control estatal. Una de ellas, tal vez la más novedosa: las farmacias, que venden marihuana producida bajo licencia estatal.