Conflict & Justice

Uruguay Looks to Legalize Marijuana

Several Latin American politicians have called for decriminalizing drugs in order to take the profits out of the illegal trade.

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Now the government in Uruguay is taking that idea one step further. It wants to get into the business of selling pot.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to the BBC's Vladimir Hernandez, who is following the story from Buenos Aires.