BREAKING NEWS

Marijuana is now being sold legally from pharmacies in Uruguay.
People queued up to be among the first in the South American nation to take advantage of the change in law.
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The substance, is available as part of a 2013 measure that has made Uruguay the first nation to legalise a pot market covering the entire chain from plants to purchase.

Authorities say nearly five-thousand people have registered as consumers, allowing them to buy up to 40 grams per month.

It’s all part of efforts to fight rising homicide and crime rates associated with drug trafficking.