This week, a federal judge in Mexico ruled that drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán may be extradited to the U.S.—where he faces numerous charges of drug trafficking, kidnapping, money laundering and murder in Chicago...
President Enrique Pena Nieto said Thursday that he will ask Mexico's Congress to raise the limit on decriminalized marijuana for personal use to 28 grams, or about one ounce.
At the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs in New York on Tuesday, Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto unveiled his support for the legalization of medical marijuana.
As Canada (under Justin Trudeau) and Mexico consider marijuana legalization, leaders hope the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs will clarify international drug control treaties.
Pressure is increasing on Mexico to free imprisoned community activist Nestora Salgado after the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention issued a ruling earlier this month that her imprisonment is illegal.