Sum22 E2: Trying Marijuana in Latin America with Nathaniel Janowitz


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In most Central and South American countries, recreational cannabis industries don't yet exist. But in places like Uruguay or in certain parts of Mexico, it's more acceptable and less legally risky for travelers to seek out local bud. Several countries have decriminalized possession of small amounts, including Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru.
So what should travelers know before considering sparking up a joint on a beach in Mexico? Can tourists get pot delivered to them in Latin America? Where does South American weed come from, and is it safe to consume? And can non-residents buy recreational cannabis in Uruguay? Guiding us through all these questions is journalist Nathaniel Janowitz, who covers cannabis and drugs in Central and South America for Vice News.
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