Uruguay still has a lot it needs to hash out. Tighter regulations could nudge the price of medicinal cannabis above that of recreational, and a government subsidized cannabis program designed to undercut cartels may prove unsustainable. How Uruguay grapples with these challenges will provide lessons for other states.
By WILL CARLESS | February 16, 2015
…A National Drug Council spokesman confirmed on Wednesday that cannabis grown in Uruguay for medicinal uses — like treating pain and nausea caused by chemotherapy, or helping boost appetites for HIV/AIDS patients — will cost more than recreational pot.