Uruguay has “temporary window of opportunity” to prevent drug trafficking from growing

Uruguay entered the drug trafficking routes "more recently" than other countries, and even though it shares with Latin American peers a "neighborhood" base of these markets, it differs in aspects such as the legalization of cannabis implemented by the government of José Mujica.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Due to its "recent" incorporation into criminal routes, Uruguay has a "temporary window" to prevent drug trafficking from growing, according to a study published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which warns of the importance of generating effective policies to combat it.

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