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    Latin American leaders call for a review of marijuana prohibition policies.

    by  • November 15, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    “The declaration by the leaders of Mexico, Belize, Honduras and Costa Rica did not explicitly say they were considering weakening their governments’ efforts against marijuana smuggling, but it strongly implied the votes last week in Colorado and Washington would make enforcement of marijuana bans more difficult.” The Associated Press

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    Marijuana Policy Project (pro A-64) analyst Don Riffle talks about Mexico and prohibition

    by  • November 15, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    “Prohibition has been a failed public policy in the United States,” says Dan Riffle, a legislative analyst with the Washington, D.C.-based Marijuana Policy Project — one of the principal funders of Amendment 64′s campaign. “But in Mexico, it’s been lethal. It’s been catastrophic.” ” Michael Roberts at the Denver Westword

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