Pro-Marijuana Protests in Ipanema: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Four days after the Uruguayan Lower House approved a measure backed by President José Mujica to legalize and regulate the growing, selling and marketing of marijuana, a group of Brazilian protesters marched on Ipanema Beach demanding the legalization of marijuana and calling for President Mujica to run for Rio de Janeiro state governor.

The same group behind the Marcha da Maconha (Marijuana March), reportedly organized Sunday afternoon's protest on Ipanema Beach . . .

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