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Uruguayan lawmakers vote the bill legalizing marijuana, in... News PhotoBill - Legislation,Government,Horizontal,Indoors,Law,Legalization,Legislator,Marijuana - Herbal Cannabis,Montevideo,National Assembly,Parliament Building,Politics,Recreational Drug,Uruguay,VotingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPUruguayan lawmakers vote the bill legalizing marijuana, in Montevideo, on July 31, 2013. Uruguay's lower house voted --50 out of 96-- the controversial bill which for the first time would put a government in charge of production and distribution of legal marijuana. The bill, unveiled in June 2012 as part of a series of measures to combat rising violence, will now head to the Senate for final passage. AFP PHOTO/MIGUEL ROJO (Photo credit should read MIGUEL ROJO/AFP/Getty Images)