Marijuana laws around the world: What you should know

Uruguay has become the first country in the world to make it legal to grow, sell and consume marijuana, but that doesn’t mean there will be cannabis cafes popping up on the streets of the capital or in the popular holiday resorts on the Atlantic coast.

From seed to smoke, Uruguay testing legalized pot

Uruguay’s drug control chief, Julio Calzada, is a nervous man. As of Wednesday, he has just 120 days to deliver regulations controlling the world’s first national marijuana market.

Uruguay OK’s first national market for legal pot

Uruguay’s Senate gave final congressional approval Tuesday to create the world’s first national marketplace for legal marijuana, an audacious experiment that will have the government oversee production, sales and consumption of a drug illegal almost everywhere else.