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  1. Bank boycott snuffs Uruguay's legal marijuana sales

    420intel.com - U.S. 08.21 / 15:05 420intel.com
    Uruguay's unique new marijuana industry has run into a hurdle as international anti-money laundering rules are forcing banks to close the accounts of pharmacies legally selling the drug. Uruguayan pharmacies started selling marijuana last month under a 2013 law that made the South American country the first in the world to legalise pot all the way from production to sale. But lenders such as Uruguayan state bank Banco Republica (BROU) now say they must abandon such businesses. Not doing so…
  2. Legal marijuana sales in Uruguay face challenges from banks

    Thecannabist.co - Washington (WA) 08.21 / 14:43 thecannabist.co
    The legal sale of marijuana in Uruguayan pharmacies is facing challenges as banks refuse to deal with companies linked to the drug in order to follow international financial…
  3. Cannabis sales begin in Uruguay

    Theleafonline.com - Lifestyle 08.20 / 23:32 theleafonline.com
    Uruguay has finally begun selling legal marijuana for adult residents, the first nation to do so. The legalization proposal was put forward by former President José Mujica in 2012 as part of a comprehensive package aimed at improving public safety. Uruguay’s parliament gave final approval to the measure in December 2013, making theirs the first […] The post Cannabis sales begin in Uruguay appeared first on The Leaf On…
  4. Iran to launch agricultural cultivation in Uruguay

    En.mehrnews.com - Iran 08.20 / 04:15 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Deputy Iranian agriculture minister, while pointing to imports of rice from Uruguay, said Iran had made an overseas farming plan for cultivating rice in the South American c…
  5. Rouhani calls for closer ties with Austria, France, Serbia, Uruguay

    En.mehrnews.com - Europe 08.19 / 20:47 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – In separate meetings with newly-appointed ambassadors of Austria, Serbia, Uruguay, and Iranian ambassador to Paris, President Hassan Rouhani called for expansion of cooperation with their respective countries.  …
  6. Uruguay scores pair late to down Canada in men’s soccer

    English.cis-sic.ca - All sports 08.19 / 16:29 english.cis-sic.ca
    Two goals by Juan Martin Oyenard Dupuy in the final ten minutes of Saturday’s match handed the Canadian men’s soccer team a 2-0 loss to open pool play at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipai, Chinese…