Uruguay studies possibility of allowing legal marijuana into prisons

As of December 10, 2013, Uruguay became the first country to regulate the production, sale, and consumption of marijuana or cannabis.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Daniel Radio, secretary-general of the National Drug Board (JND), the presidential agency responsible for implementing drug policies in Uruguay, spoke on Wednesday, September 22, about the possibility of allowing the prison population to have access to legal marijuana inside prisons.

Radio pointed out that there is still no official proposal; however, it is an idea that they have already started to analyze.

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