Marijuana Legalization In Mexico Probably Won't Come Easily
Mexico's Supreme Court has taken a first step toward marijuana legalization, but it may not be as easy as proponents hope.By Eugene Daniels | November 4, 2015
Personal use of marijuana is a human rights issue. At least that's what Mexican Supreme Court justices say.
Justices ruled Wednesday individuals have the right to grow and distribute pot for personal use. Now, this doesn't get rid of current drug laws on the books — that is probably still a long way off — but it is the first step in marijuana legalization in Mexico. (Video via Al Jazeera)
In an 88-page opinion, one of the justices cited one's right to partake in activities that don't hurt other people as reasoning for the decision.