Pepe is a young Japanese macaque with short, brown fur and brown eyes.
Pepe is kind, peaceful and wishes to help when he can by trying to take Shogun’s weapon during the final battle or when he attempted to rescue Weed’s group.
He also has a big caring heart for his brother figure Tobizaru.
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Originally, he lived peacefully with his tribe and parents, and he looked up to Tobizaru as a big brother figure as he had no siblings of his own. After tyrannical Shōgun took over the pack, Pepe left with a small group lead by his father.
Pepe is first introduced when Weed arrives to Gunma Prefecture. His parents have been killed by the dog Kazuma and other troops of Yukimura, and he is their next target. GB saves Pepe and Weed defends the baby monkey. Yukimura’s troops let them go, and Pepe befriends Weed’s group.
The dogs plan on taking Pepe back to his own kind, but the group is attacked by Shōgun’s minions. Masaru, one of the macaques, tries to take Pepe and make him the next sacrifice for Shōgun. However, Pepe is rescued by Ishizaru, who takes him back to his own group. Pepe fears for Weed and others’ safety and wants to rescue them, but Gozaru’s group are too scared to help.
After the other monkeys fall asleep, Pepe runs away and follows Weed and others to Yukimura’s hideout. Gozaru finds Pepe and tries to take him back, but Pepe refuses as he believes that Yukimura has imprisoned his dog friends.
Gozaru and Pepe are soon attacked by Shiro’s platoon and Pepe is taken by the dogs. He is put in a small hole with some puppies (Kōichi, Kōji and Mitsuo), with a plan of training the puppies into killing monkeys. Pepe refuses to fight back and tries to explain that he and his family haven’t harmed dogs, but he isn’t listened to.
He is saved by Jerome and Weed, but he’s also angered and shocked to find out that Yukimura secretly made Weed’s group and the puppies eat the meat of his parents. Gozaru arrives and calms Pepe down, and Pepe’s and Weed’s groups leave Yukimura’s hideout together.
Pepe runs away again, to look for Tobizaru. Believing that his big brother figure still has good in his heart, he wants to persuade him away from Shogun. However, Tobizaru turns against Pepe and tries to catch him and make him ō for his leader.
Pepe is brought to Shōgun’s hideout, but he manages to avoid the giant’s attacks long enough for Weed and others’ to arrive. He is saved by Weed and he tries to steal Shōgun’s axe during the final fight. He doesn’t succeed and gets carried to safety by Weed.
After Shōgun was slain, Ishizaru promised Weed that he will make sure Pepe will become a strong trustful leader like him.
Pepe is the son of the former leader of the Japanese macaques. 1 Appearance 2 Personality 3 Ginga Densetsu Weed 3.1 Monkey Arc Pepe is a young Japanese macaque with short, brown fur and brown eyes. Pepe is kind, peaceful and wishes to help when he can by trying to take Shogun's weapon during the…
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Is Cannabis Legal in Uruguay?
Yes. Uruguay marijuana legislation is in effect and this South American country permits the use of recreational weed.
When Did Uruguay Legalize Weed?
Uruguay became the first country to legalize weed when President Jose “Pepe” Mujica signed the bill into law in December 2013 that legalized cannabis in the nation of 3.5 million. The Uruguay legal weed movement was a pioneering effort that set the stage for Canada to become the second nation to legalize recreational marijuana in 2018.
However, since the groundbreaking legislation of Uruguay marijuana was passed, the road to bringing it to the public has been uneven and at times completely stalled.
In March 2018, the Brookings Institution studied the opportunities and challenges of legalization in the South American country. The researchers found that the current regulatory framework was insufficient to displace the illicit market.
Most Uruguayan banks, for instance, have refused to do business with marijuana organizations fearing that they will be sanctioned or refused business from United States financial institutions and United Nations members that classify marijuana as an illegal drug.
Even four years after the law was passed, only 17 of 1,000 government pharmacies offered cannabis because of pressure from banks. Those that do must sell on a cash basis.
However, Canada’s legalization of recreational marijuana may pave the way for Uruguayan banks and pharmacies to do business with its financial institutions. Efforts by the World Health Organization to reclassify marijuana and acknowledge medicinal benefits are also hopeful signs for the future of the legal cannabis industry in the country.
Political changes also have slowed availability. The current president, Tabaré Vázquez, is a physician and considers marijuana to be dangerous. Also, the Ministry of Health and the National Police have been uneven in their policies and enforcement.
Where is it Safe to Purchase and Consume?
In accordance with Uruguay drug laws , cannabis is available to Uruguayan citizens and permanent residents 18 and older. Cannabis is not available for sale to tourists. Cannabis can be purchased only at government-run pharmacies. Individuals can purchase up to 40 grams, or 1.4 ounces, per month; according to subsequent regulations, the limit is 10 grams, or 0.35 ounces, per week..
Uruguay’s cannabis law forbids cannabis use in indoor public spaces where tobacco use is prohibited. Uruguay prohibits any form of advertising or promotion.
Nonmedical users must register to buy marijuana and choose only one of the three legal forms of cannabis supply: home growing, clubs, or commercial purchase.
When the law was passed, pharmacies were not required to sell cannabis and most chose not to opt into the system, leading to long lines at the pharmacies that do provide marijuana.
The government is considering creating designated dispensaries.
View the marijuana laws & regulations for Uruguay.