Former Mexican President Vicente Fox said on Friday he expected Congress to pass its new law to legalize cannabis next week, a move that would effectively create one of the world’s largest weed markets. The bill, backed by the administration of President Andres Manuel Lopez… Read More »Mexico to pass marijuana legalization bill next week, former president says – National
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” drug trafficking accusations against his country’s former defence minister and then his government published what he said was the entire case file provided by U.S. authorities when they sent… Read More »Mexico says U.S. ‘fabricated’ drug case against former defence chief, releases evidence – National
MEXICO CITY—Mexico’s marijuana revolution is on display steps from the nation’s Senate, where for the last nine months activists have maintained a fragrant cannabis garden. Each day, hundreds of people stroll amid a labyrinth of towering green plants, freely lighting joints and getting high. Their… Read More »Mexico is poised to become the biggest legal marijuana market in the world. Who will most benefit?
MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s National Guard said Friday it seized 180 gallons (684 litres) of liquid methamphetamines at a package delivery warehouse in the northern state of Sonora. The Guard said the meth was found in 720 plastic bottles marked as garden fertilizer, packed into… Read More »Mexico seizes 180 gallons (684 litres) of liquid meth
MEXICO CITY – Mexican authorities say seizures of the synthetic opioid fentanyl so far this year are 465% higher than in 2019, but progress against another big Mexican export to the U.S. market — methamphetamines — is slower. The Defence Department said seizures of meth… Read More »Mexico sees fentanyl seizures quadruple, denies making drug