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August 2, 2013 at 12:29 PM

Advocate here advised Uruguay’s pot legalization push

Uruguay is on the brink of becoming the first country to create a legal, regulated marijuana market, and the South American nation had a little help from Washington state’s leading drug policy reformer, Alison Holcomb, the primary author of Initiative 502. Holcomb visited Uruguay three times last spring at the invitation of the national Junta…

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May 30, 2013 at 3:20 PM

International pot plan long on ambition, short on specifics

Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, praised local entrepreneur Jamen Shively’s vision for a legal pot business reaching across the U.S. and perhaps beyond its borders. But in a news conference that was long on ambition and short on specifics, Shively seemed to retreat from earlier statements that he wanted to open up legal marijuana…

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