Mauritania

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Location of Mauritania within Africa

Mauritania, Muritanya or Agawej, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of western North Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara in the north, by Algeria in the northeast, by Mali in the east and southeast, and by Senegal in the southwest. It is named after the ancient Berber Kingdom of Mauretania, which existed long ago in the far north of modern-day Morocco. The capital and largest city of Mauritania is Nouakchott, located on the Atlantic coast.

Legislation

Cannabis and any activity associated with it is illegal in Mauritania and law enforcement is strict. Possessing and consuming cannabis is not tolerated.[1]

Additional Resources

References

  1. Laws and legal news about marijuana in Mauritania (2014), Marijuana Travels. Retrieved May 21, 2015.


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