Mexico's Senate approves sweeping cannabis legalization bill
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s Senate current a sweeping cannabis legalization bill in a lopsided 82 to 18 vote on Thursday, paving the methodology for the appearance of the realm’s largest moral marijuana market if the initiative passes the next hurdle in the decrease dwelling of Congress.
Lawmakers are speeding to real approval sooner than the cease of the present congressional session in mid-December. If given the green light, the legislation would allow the recreational, scientific, clinical and industrial uses of cannabis, a chief shift in the nation where drug cartel violence in new years has claimed over 100,000 lives.
(Reporting by David Alire Garcia and Adriana Barrera; Bettering by Daina Beth Solomon)