Mexico Warms To Legalization Following America’s Lead

Following the recreational legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is considering legalization as an option for Mexico. Nieto, who was recently elected, told CNN that while he still opposes legalization, the successful legalization in two U.S. states has prompted him to “rethinking the (marijuana) strategy” in his own country. […]

Officials in Mexico Say Marijuana Legalization Votes in U.S. Could Be a Game Changer

While recent marijuana legalization votes in WA and CO begin the process of reducing profits to Mexican drug cartels, officials in Mexico itself say that the votes are also important in the way their newly elected President handles the drug war.