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In major shift, Mexico president proposes relaxing marijuana laws ...

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Apr 21, 2016 ... Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday proposed ... minor weed charges, in a major shift amid regional efforts to reboot drug policy.

Shifts in Policies of War on Drugs in the Americas |

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Nov 16, 2015 ... This precedent could set into motion significant changes in drug policy not only in Mexico, but also across the region more broadly.[1]. Since the ...

Latin America awakes: a review of the new drug policy debate

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emphasised a paradigm shift from repressive approaches to more preventive interventions that .... Mexico, there is no doubt that the drug policy debate in the.

Peña Nieto Policies to Change Mexican-US War on Drugs | Global ...

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Jun 10, 2013 ... Peña Nieto Policies to Change Mexican-US War on Drugs ... Peña Nieto's shift in Mexico's drug war strategy comes to the disappointment of ...

The Shifting Terrain of Latin American Drug Trafficking | Origins ...

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Though the horrific drug violence in Mexico has captured our attention recently, ... of global and national illicit-drugs policies and urging a fundamental change in ...

Mexico's New President Signals Shift in Drug War Policy | Fox News ...

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Jul 5, 2012 ... MEXICO CITY – Mexico's next president, Enrique Peña Nieto, has not detailed his drug war strategy but has promised to halve the number of ...

1 THE HISTORY OF MEXICAN DRUG POLICY Diego Esparza ...

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structural framework assumes that Mexican drug policy formulation is a ..... significant policy shift in how the Mexican government approached the anti- narcotics.

A Brief History of the Drug War | Drug Policy Alliance

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Many currently illegal drugs, such as marijuana, opium, coca, and ... in the 1910s and 20s, were directed at Mexican migrants and Mexican Americans. Today .... and supporting state medical marijuana laws – has yet to shift the majority of drug  ...

Mexico to create new police force in drugs policy shift - BBC News

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Dec 18, 2012 ... Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he is setting up a new police force to tackle crime and violence, as part of a shift in the drugs fight.

How Mexican drug cartels are reacting to marijuana legalization in ...

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Mar 23, 2015 ... Mexican cartels are often compared to corporations. ... in legal markets,” Ethan Nadelmann, director of the Drug Policy Alliance, told Fusion.

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U.S. Legalization of Marijuana Has Hit Mexican Cartels' Cross ...

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Apr 8, 2015 ... Drug policy reformists tout this market shift from Mexican gangsters to American licensed growers as a reason to spread legalization. “It is no ...

Mexico's Drug War - Council on Foreign Relations

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Mar 5, 2014 ... Since 2006, the Mexican government has been in embroiled in a bloody drug ... involved in the drug war, raising new questions about overall policy. .... the toll of Mexico's drug violence, and analyzes shifting patterns in the ...

Blowback: The Mexican Drug Crisis | NACLA

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The hyper-profits of cocaine spurred a geographic shift in Mexican drug .... But one outcome is pretty clear: as a drug policy, it has utterly failed to stem the ...