October 17, 2013
The largest North American city intends to legalize marijuana. No, not New York City. Emulating bills passed in Uruguay, Washington and Colorado, Mexico City legislators will file a proposal to legalize and regulate marijuana consumption. The chief architect of the Washington state law told Time Magazine, “I have seen a sea change in thinking. People are no longer asking if it can be done, but how it can be done.” A number of Mexican lawmakers and celebrities support the effort, including former President Vincente Fox.
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