Mexico City Considers Legalizing Sale Of Marijuana

Most legislators in the Mexico City assembly haven’t said whether they back the proposal, but the local legislature controlled by the leftist Democratic Revolution Party is the most liberal in Mexico and has previously legalized abortion and gay marriage. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera supports the plan.

MEXICO CITY: Leftist lawmakers on Thursday proposed allowing the sale of marijuana within Mexico City, seeking to join Uruguay and Washington and Colorado in creating legal markets for the drug. The bill is vague on many key points and faces legal hurdles that might be impossible to overcome, but it creates at least the possibility of Read the full article…

Lawmakers In Mexico City To Consider Legalizing Cannabis Next Month

“In Mexico City we agree on replacing criminal policies with health policies. We are ready to hold this debate and, at the right time, to legislate,” said the city council member, who belongs to the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) which governs the capital

MEXICO: If marijuana is legalized in the Mexican capital, as the local government proposes, this country would have to review its adherence to the three international drug control treaties, a trail already blazed by other nations.

Lawmakers In Mexico City To Consider Legalizing Cannabis Next Month

“In Mexico City we agree on replacing criminal policies with health policies. We are ready to hold this debate and, at the right time, to legislate,” said the city council member, who belongs to the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) which governs the capital

MEXICO: If marijuana is legalized in the Mexican capital, as the local government proposes, this country would have to review its adherence to the three international drug control treaties, a trail already blazed by other nations.