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Mexican Lawmakers Push For Groundbreaking Cannabis Policy Reform
MEXICO CITY – Attitudes towards cannabis may be changing in Mexico. Bills were introduced Thursday at both the federal and state levels of government that would ease the restrictions on cannabis greatly. Lawmakers in Mexico City, the largest city in North America, introduced a bill that would decriminalize the possession of cannabis for personal consumption. The bill takes a similar approach to cocaine and methamphetamines, as incarceration would no longer be the first course of action in those cases either. Legislators Aim To Reform Marijuana Laws In Mexico As written, those caught with anywhere between 5 grams and 5 kilos …
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Mexico City May Legalize & Regulate Cannabis
Mexico’s Capital City Is Considering Legalization According to a census conducted in 2010, Mexico City has a population of 8.85 million, which makes it the largest city in North America – New York City is second with 8.19 million. Despite its position as the capital of Mexico, a conservative country to say the least, Mexico City has “passed a number of socially liberal reforms, including the legalization of abortion and same sex marriage” in recent years, according to Time World. In the Time piece, Ioan Grillo discusses plans for Mexico City Legislators to …