Mexico's Senate approves sweeping hashish legalization bill
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s Senate permitted a sweeping hashish legalization bill in a lopsided 82 to 18 vote on Thursday, paving the sort for the creation of the enviornment’s ideal steady marijuana market if the initiative passes the following hurdle in the decrease home of Congress.
Lawmakers are dashing to actual approval earlier than the pause of the present congressional session in mid-December. If given the inexperienced gentle, the law would allow the leisure, scientific, medical and industrial makes spend of of hashish, a most well-known 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; Modifying by Daina Beth Solomon)