Ask A Pot Lawyer & Get Straight Pot Answers

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Someone has to draft a bill, which must pass through a couple of chambers of legislature. Smart people seem confident that these things will happen, and national polling for legalizing and taxing pot is high. The way things are trending, Canadians will probably legalize recreational weed before the US does. (Don’t sweat it.) In Mexico, conversely, popular support for legalization is low.

Still, Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled 4-1 last week that outlawing the possession and use of marijuana violates fundamental human rights. Specifically, four plaintiffs prevailed by arguing that smoking pot is covered under the right of “free development of one’s personality,” as enshrined in La Constitucion.

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