Ya think? The head of the new Mexican president’s transition team, Luis Videgray, tells the Associated Press today that Mexico is re-thinking its bloody drug war – which has left tens of thousands of Mexicans dead – in light of the fact that Colorado and Washington just legalized pot.
“These important modifications change somewhat the rules of the game in the relationship with the United States,” Videgaray told the AP. “I think that we have to carry out a review of our joint policies in regards to drug trafficking and security in general.”
Ya think? That is an understatement, Colorado and Washington pot legalization changes everything with regard to our closest neighbor. Think tanks predict legalization in even one state will dramatically decrease the cost of pot nationwide, and increase its quality. Cheap, high-grade, U.S. bud is about to completely cut Mexican cartels out of the U.S. market, costing cartels billions of dollars in annual revenue.
– Read the entire article at Smell the Truth.