…. three varieties of state-sanctioned cannabis when marijuana sales begin in pharmacies says a report in the Business Insider who write
“Each variety will have different levels of the mind-altering compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), believed to soften the impacts of THC, said the board’s president, Milton Romani.
“There will be three options with indications about the effects of each that point beginners toward starting with the lowest level” of THC, Romani told Reuters on the sidelines of the marijuana forum Expocannabis 2015.
Romani declined to specify the names of the three varieties.”
Mid-2016, is when Uruguayan government estimate this will all come into play, as that is when the country’s two licensed producers Simbiosys SA,and Iccorp are expected to start selling their first commercial load of about four tons.
The country’s program also allows individuals to grow up to six plants for personal use. Some 3,200 people have so far registered for personal grow licenses.
Marijuana will cost about $1 per gram, with locals allowed to buy up to 40 grams per month.
It is also reported that Uruguay is also working with companies interested in exploring the possibility of exporting medical marijuana to the United States and Europe.