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People take part in a demo for the legalization of marijuana in front... News PhotoAgriculture,Discussion,Horizontal,Law,Legalization,Marijuana - Herbal Cannabis,Montevideo,Panoramic,Participant,People,Politics,Senate,UruguayPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPeople take part in a demo for the legalization of marijuana in front of the Legislative Palace in Montevideo, on December 10, 2013, as the Senate discuss a law on the legalization of marijuana's cultivation and consumption. Uruguays parliament is to vote Tuesday a project that would make the country the first to legalize marijuana, an experiment that seeks to confront drug trafficking. The initiative launched by 78-year-old Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, a former revolutionary leader, would enable the production, distribution and sale of cannabis, self-cultivation and consumer clubs, all under state control. AFP PHOTO/ Pablo PORCIUNCULA (Photo credit should read PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)