Lawmakers like to urge "caution" when it comes to marijuana legalization. But a look at the world's first legal-marijuana country shows that caution can be a bad thing.
Authorities in Uruguay say the country's legal pot-growing clubs may be selling marijuana and cannabis products without approval, creating a kind of "gray market."
Uruguay's government announced last week the granting of licenses to two companies to grow cannabis for commercial distribution.
Uruguay started registering cannabis growers' clubs at the end of October. Under the plan, licensed clubs of up to 45 members will be allowed to grow a maximum of 99 plants annually, with each club member permitted to produce up to 480 grams per year. This is an advan...