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11/12/2013 08:55 GMT | Updated 25/01/2014 16:01 GMT

Liberal Cannabis Laws Around The World, From Uruguay To North Korea

If Uruguay rubber-stamps its radical plans for cannabis, it could become the destination of choice for stoners the world over.

In a world first, the South American country intends to introduce state control of the marijuana industry, allowing users a set amount each month and permitting the growing of the plant within a legal limit.

The government would set a minimum price for the drug, in an attempt to drive cartels out of business.

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We know Britain has resisted calls to soften its stance on weed. But how do Uruguay's policies compare with the rest of the world?

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