Mexican Congress approves use of medical marijuana - Cannabis News

Mexico's Lower House of Congress passed a bill on Friday to legalize the use of marijuana and cannabis for medical and scientific needs, a step closer to outright legalization in a country long scarred by warring drug cartels.

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U.S. Path on Legal Marijuana Forces Rethink in Mexico – Cannabis News

More are questioning the effectiveness of the government’s protracted battle against drug cartels; small steps to allow medical marijuana.

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Mexican Senate passes medical marijuana bill – Cannabis News

Mexico's Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill on Tuesday that would allow for the use of medical marijuana, in a further step toward outright legalization in a country long wracked by warring drug cartels.

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Mexico president following California marijuana vote: state lawmaker – Cannabis News

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has proposed liberalizing his country's drug laws, privately asked California lawmakers visiting Mexico about a state measure to legalize recreational marijuana, a state legislator said on Thursday.

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Mexico president following California marijuana vote: state lawmaker – Cannabis News

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has proposed liberalizing his country's drug laws, privately asked California lawmakers visiting Mexico about a state measure to legalize recreational marijuana, a state legislator said on Thursday.

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In major shift, Mexico president proposes relaxing marijuana laws – Marijuana News

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday proposed legalizing marijuana-based medicines, raising the amount users can carry and freeing inmates on minor weed charges, in a major shift amid regional efforts to reboot drug policy.

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Illegal marijuana production has plummeted in Washington State since 2010 – Marijuana News

Illegal marijuana production has fallen drastically in recent years in Washington State, although law enforcement says public lands here remain a hotbed for cartel activity.

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Legal marijuana is finally doing what the drug war couldn’t – Marijuana News

Legal marijuana may be doing at least one thing that a decades-long drug war couldn't: taking a bite out of Mexican drug cartels' profits.

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Mexico opens landmark debate on marijuana laws – Marijuana News

Mexico City (AFP) - Mexico opened on Tuesday a national debate on prohibitionist marijuana laws, as the government appeared open to legalizing medical cannabis use.

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Loosened US pot laws have sent Mexican weed prices plunging – Marijuana News

A marijuana farm in western Mexico. Image: Deborah Bonello via PRI.org

It's a tough time to be a Mexican pot farmer. The price of marijuana has been plummeting partly because of the loosening of laws in parts of the US — encouraging growth of more high-end pot in America.

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