Mexico’s Senate will vote for a bill to fully legalize marijuana in the next few days
Mexico’s Senate will vote for a bill to fully legalize marijuana in the next few days marking a major step toward changing the country’s approach to the drug by removing it as a source of income for violent drug gangs
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The presentation of the National Development Plan (NDP) last week by the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has put on the table again the issue of drug decriminalization
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“I am convinced that we must discuss it, as part of the solution to the violence and insecurity in Mexico,” said Mexico's Secretary of Tourism
If voters in November approve a measure to legalize and tax marijuana, California would be the fifth U.S. state to allow marijuana for recreational use, joining Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska, as well as the District of Columbia.
Allowing people to carry up to 5 grams of marijuana but putting them in jail if they are caught buying it is incongruous, he said.
Mexico's Upper House explained that the reforms on the subject should be approved during the next congressional session, from February to April.
In his opinion Mexico needs a federal regulatory body, capital controls for legal producers of the drug and monitoring political financing to prevent cartels from laundering their funds.
In the survey conducted by the Chamber of Deputies 62% of the participants said that drug-related violence would remain unchanged.