POT TV – Al Jazeera investigates pharmaceutical abuse in India, heroin in Tanzania and cannabis in Uruguay.
Uruguay's new president has pledged to continue the marijuana legalization policies left by his predecessor, but has also decided to postpone the implementation of public sales of cannabis, a key part of outgoing president Jose "Pepe" Mujica's weed legalization plan.
Canadian medical-marijuana producer Tilray and the founder of a German cannabis products retailer are among 11 investors bidding for a foothold in a formerly illegal industry in Uruguay: marijuana farms.
This morning, Uruguayan officials will open 18 envelopes. Each will contain a proposal to grow two tonnes of marijuana on up to five hectares of land for sale to the Uruguayan government.
Uruguay's groundbreaking marijuana law appears safe after the ruling Broad Front retained the presidency in Sunday's elections.
Almost a year after Uruguay legalized the production and sale of marijuana, a group that campaigned for the legislation is publishing a handbook with instructions for the growing and consumption of cannabis.
The goal of the law is to remove a huge source of revenue from violent drug gangs, which the government blames for a recent rise in crime.
Every day in Mexico, drug cartels claim dozens of lives in their ruthless defense of the illicit drug trade.