Tag: Mexico

Mexican Supreme Court Rules Cannabis Prohibition Unconstitutional

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Supreme Court rules the cannabis prohibition unconstitutional and has issued two more rulings Wednesday ordering that complainants in individual cases be allowed to use marijuana for recreational purposes, establishing a precedent that a blanket prohibition on pot is unconstitutional. The court found that adults have a fundamental right to personal […]

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Mexico Legal Cannabis Is Coming

A recent Supreme Court ruling and newly-elected government suggest Mexico could soon follow Canada down the road of cannabis legalization. Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Oct. 31 – for the fifth time since November 2015 – that a total prohibition of recreational marijuana consumption is unconstitutional. By reaching five similar rulings, the Supreme Court crossed the […]

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Teen DACA Recipient Gets Deported Over One Gram Of Pot

DACA Recipient Gets Deported – “My world would just be over… I would feel like a foreigner because I’ve been here in America all my life. I pledged allegiance from kindergarten to 12th grade.” These are the words of nineteen-year-old Luis Quintana Alvares, a Des Moines based US resident and a recipient of the Deferred Action […]

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Police Find $1 Million Worth Of Mexican Weed Carefully Packed In New Ford Fusions

“Clearly, something went wrong,” said Silverio Balzano, the director of the DEA’s office in Youngstown, Ohio. “Generally speaking, they could take it off anywhere else along the way.” It seems that someone bungled a pickup of approximately $1 million worth of cannabis. The pot was carefully packaged in half-moons meant to fit inside the wheel-wells meant for spare […]

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