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En Uruguay, pour fumer un joint, passez à la pharmacie

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En Uruguay, pour fumer un joint, passez à la pharmacie

- Pour fumer un joint en Uruguay, plus besoin d'appeler un dealer, il suffit de passer à la pharmacie: depuis mercredi, ce pays d'Amérique du Sud est le premier au monde à commercialiser en toute légalité du cannabis à usage récréatif. Dès 8H00, les premiers clients, préalablement inscrits sur un registre de consommateurs, patientaient devant les rares officines ayant accepté d'écouler la drogue douce, dont quatre dans la capitale
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Uruguay'da, eczanelerde sınırlı marihuana satışı başladı

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Uruguay'da, eczanelerde sınırlı marihuana satışı başladı

- Yetkililer, mayıs ayı itibarıyla yaklaşık 5 bin kişinin, parmak izi tanımalı marihuana alma programına kayıt olduğunu bildirdi. Diğer yandan ülkedeki bin 200'e yakın eczaneden çoğunun marihuana satışı yapmama kararı aldığı, bu nedenle kayıt yaptırmadığı aktarıldı. Gramı 1.30 dolar olan marihuanadan elde edilen gelirin yüzde 90'ı marihuana üreten 2 firmaya, geri kalan kısmı eczaneler ve uyuşturucunun engellenmesi programlarında kullanılmak üzere hükümete gidecek
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Uruguay se convierte en el primer país en vender marihuana estatal - Diario Co Latino

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Uruguay se convierte en el primer país en vender marihuana estatal - Diario Co Latino

- Uruguay se convierte en el primer país en vender marihuana estatal Por Mauricio Rabuffetti. Montevideo/AFP. Uruguay comenzó a vender en farmacias este miércoles marihuana producida bajo control del Estado, un sistema que se aplica por primera vez en el mundo y que apunta a cambiar la política. antinarcóticos. A las 8:00 de la mañana, hora local, el oficial Instituto de Regulación y Control del Cannabis (IRCCA) publicó la lista de farmacias adheridas al sistema, un total de 16 en todo el país, y comenzaron las ventas
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Legal pot sales begin in Uruguay under landmark 2013 law

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Legal pot sales begin in Uruguay under landmark 2013 law

- MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Marijuana is going on sale at 16 pharmacies in Uruguay, the final step in applying a 2013 law that made the South American nation the first to legalize a pot market covering the entire chain from plants to purchase. Authorities say nearly 5,000 people have registered as consumers allowing them to buy marijuana when sales start Wednesday. About two-thirds live in the capital, Montevideo
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L'Uruguay commence à vendre du cannabis en pharmacies

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L'Uruguay commence à vendre du cannabis en pharmacies

- L'Uruguay commençait mercredi à vendre en pharmacies du cannabis pour un usage récréatif, sous contrôle de l'Etat, une première au monde. Pour l'heure, seules 16 officines dans tout le pays de 3,4 millions d'habitants devaient commencer à distribuer cette drogue douce. L'Etat n'est pas parvenu à trouver un accord avec les grandes chaînes de pharmacies. L'emplacement de cette poignée d'établissements, jusqu'ici tenu secret, devait être dévoilé au tout dernier moment, dans la nuit de mardi à minuit
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Uruguay pharmacies start selling pot

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Uruguay pharmacies start selling pot

- Montevideo (AFP) - 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. The government of leftist President Tabare Vazquez announced the commercialization of pot last week. Little information has been given, however, on the 16 pharmacies selected to start offering the drug to Uruguay's 3
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Uruguay empieza venta en farmacias de marihuana de uso recreativo el 19 julio | Diario El Mundo

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Uruguay empieza venta en farmacias de marihuana de uso recreativo el 19 julio | Diario El Mundo

- Uruguay comenzará la venta en farmacias de marihuana para uso recreativo el próximo 19 de julio, informaron hoy fuentes oficiales. El Instituto de Regulación y Control del Cannabis (Ircca) anunció este viernes en un comunicado que el proceso de venta de cannabis psicoactivo de uso no médico en farmacias comenzará el próximo miércoles. La venta en farmacias es una de las vías de acceso legal a la sustancia, que fue regulada en diciembre de 2013, bajo el Gobierno de José Mujica
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Uruguay woman reported missing in New Zealand is 'safe and well' - police

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Uruguay woman reported missing in New Zealand is 'safe and well' - police

- A 22-year-old Uruguayan woman has been found safe and well after earlier being reported missing when she was not seen for nearly a month. Police were concerned for the welfare of Claudia Corbo De Castro, who was last seen in Mt Maunganui on June 18. De Castro, from Uruguay, was expected in Culverden at the end of last week to start a new job but never arrived
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Gimenez dreaming of Premier League move as Man Utd and Liverpool circle

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Gimenez dreaming of Premier League move as Man Utd and Liverpool circle

- The Uruguay international defender would agree fresh terms at Atletico if offered them, but has also expressed a desire to test himself in England. Jose Maria Gimenez has admitted that he harbours a “dream of playing in the Premier League” amid Manchester United and Liverpool links. The Atletico Madrid defender is not looking to force a way out of the Spanish capital, but concedes that he would like to test himself in England
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Uruguay's Cavani to miss Italy friendly with hamstring injury

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Uruguay's Cavani to miss Italy friendly with hamstring injury

- Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani has been ruled out of Wednesday's friendly against Italy after sustaining a hamstring injury during Sunday's match against Ireland, the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) has said. Cavani, who has scored 38 goals in 90 appearances for Uruguay, was substituted in the 10th minute during his nation's 3-1 loss in Dublin. "He (Cavani) underwent a scan and it was decided he would not play in the friendly against Italy because of a hamstring strain," the AUF said on their website
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Tattoo leads to Uruguayan footballer being suspended from Cup final and fined

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Tattoo leads to Uruguayan footballer being suspended from Cup final and fined

- Uruguayan defender Guillermo Varela has hit back at Eintracht Frankfurt after he was suspended and fined by the club for getting a tattoo against the coach's wishes. Varela, who is on loan at Frankfurt from Manchester United to the end of the season, tells the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper, ``I've been nailed to the cross as if I'd violently attacked the coach or done something else
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Emerson Palmieri called up to Italy’s squad for friendly against Uruguay

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Emerson Palmieri called up to Italy’s squad for friendly against Uruguay

- Brazilian-born left back Emerson Palmieri was called up to Italy’s squad on Saturday for the first time for a friendly against Uruguay and a World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein. The 22-year-old Emerson, who plays for Roma, obtained Italian citizenship in March courtesy of relatives on his mother’s side. AC Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo was called back to the squad for the first time since injuring his left knee against Spain in October, which ruled him out for six months
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US men’s basketball team begins 2020 Olympic road in Uruguay

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US men’s basketball team begins 2020 Olympic road in Uruguay

- The U.S. men’s basketball team will begin the long road to the 2020 Olympics when it opens FIBA AmeriCup 2017 preliminary-round play in Montevideo, Uruguay. The Americans were drawn into Group C on Thursday along with host Uruguay, Panama and the Dominican Republic. The semifinals and finals of the 12-team tournament for teams in the Americas will be Sept. 2-3 in Cordoba, Argentina
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Uruguay to start selling marijuana in pharmacies

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Uruguay to start selling marijuana in pharmacies

- Uruguay will become the world's first country to allow recreational marijuana to be sold in pharmacies starting in July, the president's office said Thursday. The move is the last step in implementing a revolutionary law that the South American country adopted in 2013 that fully legalized the production, sale and consumption of marijuana. The most innovative -- and controversial -- aspect of the law, pharmacy sales, had been on hold, with no clear timeline for when it would begin
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Manchester City's owners buy Uruguay's Atletico Torque - Football

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Manchester City's owners buy Uruguay's Atletico Torque - Football

- LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City's owners have added to their global portfolio of football clubs by acquiring the Uruguayan side Atletico Torque, City Football Group (CFG) said on Wednesday. "The investment in CA Torque enables our organisation to build on existing connectivity in Uruguay and helps to expand the options for identifying and developing local and South American talent," a statement on City's website said
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Maduro quiere que presidente de Uruguay detenga "agresión" contra Venezuela

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Maduro quiere que presidente de Uruguay detenga "agresión" contra Venezuela

- El presidente venezolano aseguró que estima al presidente Tabaré Vázquez, por lo que no entiende las "agresiones" diplomáticas. El Mercosur decidió aplicar la cláusula democrática para que Venezuela garantice la separación de poderes en el país.
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"El loco" Abreu dejó el Bangú y viajó a Uruguay | El Gráfico

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"El loco" Abreu dejó el Bangú y viajó a Uruguay | El Gráfico

- Sebastián “Loco” Abreu se despidió de sus compañeros del Bangú brasileño y viajó a Montevideo, Uruguay para completar su contratación con el Central Español FC de la segunda división del fútbol charrúa y que será el club número 24 en la hoja del “Loco”. Según medios brasileños, “El Loco” puso fin al contrato con el club esta semana y ni siquiera jugará el último partido del equipo del campeonato contra Madureira este domingo
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World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil destroy Uruguay 4-1, Argentina survive against Chile

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World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil destroy Uruguay 4-1, Argentina survive against Chile

- Brazil was not intimidated by more than 60,000 raucous fans at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, beating second-place Uruguay 4-1 in South America’s World Cup qualifying group to retain the lead in the standings after 13 matches. Midfielder Paulinho scored a surprising hat trick, with Barcelona star Neymar adding another, to keep their team firmly on course for football’s main event in Russia next year
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  • Uruguay se convierte en el primer país en vender marihuana estatal - Diario Co Latino
    Uruguay se convierte en el primer país en vender marihuana estatal - Diario Co Latino

    , diariocolatino.com

    Uruguay se convierte en el primer país en vender marihuana estatal Por Mauricio Rabuffetti. Montevideo/AFP. Uruguay comenzó a vender en farmacias este miércoles marihuana producida bajo control del Estado, un sistema que se aplica por primera vez en el mundo y que apunta a cambiar la política. antinarcóticos. A las 8:00 de la mañana, hora local, el oficial Instituto de Regulación y Control del Cannabis (IRCCA) publicó la lista de farmacias adheridas al sistema, un total de 16 en todo el país, y comenzaron las ventas
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Politics & Government

  • Eric Trump just cost taxpayers $97,830 in hotel bills for a corporate Trump jaunt in Uruguay
    Eric Trump just cost taxpayers $97,830 in hotel bills for a corporate Trump jaunt in Uruguay

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    President Donald Trump’s son Eric traveled to Uruguay for part of a Trump Organization promotional trip that resulted in almost $100,000 in hotel rooms for Secret Service and embassy staff. The Washington Post reported Friday that Trump was in the country to “mingle with real estate brokers” while he was enjoying the beach and attending “ultra exclusive” parties. It’s just the latest example of the financial concerns for the Trump
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Sports

  • Gimenez dreaming of Premier League move as Man Utd and Liverpool circle
    Gimenez dreaming of Premier League move as Man Utd and Liverpool circle

    , goal.com

    The Uruguay international defender would agree fresh terms at Atletico if offered them, but has also expressed a desire to test himself in England. Jose Maria Gimenez has admitted that he harbours a “dream of playing in the Premier League” amid Manchester United and Liverpool links. The Atletico Madrid defender is not looking to force a way out of the Spanish capital, but concedes that he would like to test himself in England
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Business

  • Legal pot sales begin in Uruguay under landmark 2013 law
    Legal pot sales begin in Uruguay under landmark 2013 law

    , bostonherald.com

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Marijuana is going on sale at 16 pharmacies in Uruguay, the final step in applying a 2013 law that made the South American nation the first to legalize a pot market covering the entire chain from plants to purchase. Authorities say nearly 5,000 people have registered as consumers allowing them to buy marijuana when sales start Wednesday. About two-thirds live in the capital, Montevideo
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Health

  • Uruguay to sell cannabis in pharmacies from July
    Uruguay to sell cannabis in pharmacies from July

    , bbc.co.uk

    Uruguay will begin selling cannabis in pharmacies from July, the final stage in the country's pioneering regularisation of the drug. The South American country will be the first in the world to legally sell the drug over the counter for recreational use. The move was set in motion in 2013 with a law that fully legalised the cannabis trade. However, it has been a slow process to put the law into practice
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Society & Culture

  • Uruguay’s Federico Valverde denies racist claims after controversial celebration
    Uruguay’s Federico Valverde denies racist claims after controversial celebration

    , indianexpress.com

    Top News Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde, who celebrated for Uruguay by pulling his eye lids back, denied that his celebration was racist. Playing for Uruguay in U-20 World Cup against Portugal on Sunday, Valverde scored an equaliser that led to his side’s eventual victory through a penalty shootout. His celebration in the 50th minute however caused a controversy which Valverde later claimed was not racist but a private celebration for friends
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