Uruguay will begin selling cannabis in pharmacies from July, the final stage in the country's pioneering regularisation of the drug.
The South American country will be the first in the world to legally sell the drug over the counter for recreational use.
The move was set in motion in 2013 with a law that fully legalised the cannabis trade.
However, it has been a slow process to put the law into practice.
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