Uruguay’s pot-friendly farmer president prepares to step down

Supporters of Uruguayan President Jose Mujica attend his farewell ceremony in Montevideo on February 27, 2015Known for his push to legalize cannabis, spartan lifestyle and devotion to his three-legged dog, Uruguay’s outspoken President Jose “Pepe” Mujica will step down Sunday more popular than ever. Critics point to Mujica’s shortcomings, including his failure to implement education reform, even as the country’s academic achievements fell.