International Cannabis Business Conference

The Top 10 Marijuana News Stories of 2013

1. Uruguay Legalizes It!

The tiniest country in South America made the biggest news in 2013 when the legislature passed a bill to legalize marijuana. Pres. Jose Mujica, who encouraged the shift, swiftly signed the bill into law. Residents will soon be able to purchase government-grown weed (40 grams per month) from pharmacies. They can start growing six plants now.

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of, editor-in-chief of Freedom Leaf, co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness, and the former editor of High Times.