Thursday, November 08, 2012

Fighting drug trade with legalisation in US

The bold move to legalise recreational use of marijuana could cut the profits of Mexican cartel’s by $1.4 billion Following the US presidential election this week, the states of Colorado and Washington have quietly made history by voting to legalise the use of marijuana. The new legislation is likely to have an impact across the border in Mexico, where a deadly drug war is being waged. Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from the capital Mexico City. Source aljazeera.com

4 comments:

Galt-in-Da-Box said...

Comrade Holder's (social) justice department still vows to send in the goon squads, though.

Galt-in-Da-Box said...

http://reason.com/blog/2012/11/07/dea-responds-to-legal-weed-in-colorado-a

texlahoma said...

Galt - Thanks for the link.

billy pilgrim said...

i'm still pretty skeptical about all this. i wouldn't be surprised if the cartels make big contributions to the dems and reps to keep it illegal.

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