Uruguay has started
registering cannabis growers' clubs as part of the government's plan
to legalise the drug. Licensed clubs of up to 45 members will be
allowed to grow a maximum of 99 plants each year. In August, growing
up to six plants of cannabis at home became legal. Under the
legislation, each club member can produce no more than 480g of
cannabis home each year and the club's growing fields cannot be
within 150m of a school, college or a drug rehabilitation centre.
Legalising cannabis has been a sensitive issue in Uruguay, where
voters will be going to the polls in a second round of presidential
elections on 30 November.