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US Path on Legal Marijuana Forces Rethink in Mexico

US Path on Legal Marijuana Forces Rethink in Mexico

US Path on Legal Marijuana Forces Rethink in Mexico

More are questioning the effectiveness of the government’s protracted battle against drug cartels; small steps to allow medical marijuana.

Texas

Getting Riled up in Texas: Legalization Advocates Target State Races

Texas is considered another “jewel” in the legalization crown for several reasons. Not only is marijuana possession for any reason still criminalized, but the state is directly in the path of cartel traffic via Mexico.

Cartels

Can Legalization Cut Off Drug Cartels?

Mexican drug cartels are often synonymous with unspeakable violence. But trying to shut down a criminal enterprise, especially an international one, is like squeezing a balloon: The air goes elsewhere. If the commodity is not marijuana, it might be heroin or human beings.


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