Mexico Ex-president: Legalize Drugs

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox has come out in favor of legalizing drugs in an attempt to disrupt the illegal markets that have turned parts of Mexico into battlegrounds.

Sections:  news   world   
  • Ore. smokejumpers skydive into illegal pot garden
    A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of Southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepared for growing season. The six smokejumpers from a base in Redmond found the site Monday evening, when there was a rash of lightning strikes. More
  • Cancer Physicians Attack High Drug Costs
    More than 100 cancer specialists have banded together to persuade pharmaceutical companies to bring prices down, suggesting that the high prices for medicine needed to keep someone alive is profiteering. More
  • Swedish police find drugs on Bieber tour bus
    The latest chapter in Justin Bieber's European tour escapade was added Thursday when Swedish police said they had found drugs and a stun gun on the pop singer's bus. Lars Bystrom, spokesman for the Stockholm police, told The Associated Press a small amount of drugs and a stun gun were discovered during a search of the bus, which had been parked under the Globen concert venue in Stockholm, where Bieber was performing Wednesday. More
  • President Obama Ends Reagan’s War On Drugs: Policy Will Now Focus On Prevention And Neuroscience
    Being a college student at the time, I clearly remember when Nancy Reagan and the conservative wave in national government helped usher in the nation’s War on Drugs in the 1980s. Television news images of drug busts, large and small, along with the wholesale arrests and stiffer sentencing for anyone even suspected of drug involvement sent a clear message that government intended to empty the streets and fill the prisons until drugs were no more. More
  • US Customs plane helps stop 3,300 lbs of cocaine
    U.S. customs officials say they helped law enforcement in Panama intercept more than 3,300 pounds of pure cocaine this past weekend. More
  • Ex-president of Mexico lashes out at Trump over proposed border wall
    Politicians are expected to start talking about a bill to legalize same-sex marriage as early as this week. "It is unequivocal, it is overwhelming," Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said of the result. "They have spoken in their millions and they have voted ...
    02/26/2016 - 12:45 am | View Link
  • Mexico's former president sees cocaine and heroin being legal in a decade
    "The other drugs will take a longer cycle, say five to 10 years," he said. In a 2013 interview, Fox told Reuters he believed Mexico could legalize pot by the end of current Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's six-year term in 2018, which had seemed far ...
    11/18/2015 - 1:41 am | View Link
  • Ex-president of Mexico believes all drugs
    The other drugs will take a longer cycle, say five to 10 years.' In a 2013 interview, Fox told Reuters he believed Mexico could legalize pot by the end of current President Enrique Pena Nieto's six-year term in 2018, which had seemed far-fetched to many at ...
    11/17/2015 - 10:00 pm | View Link
  • Legalizing All Drugs: What If Mexico's Ex-Prez Is Right?
    Recently Vicente Fox, the ex-president of Mexico, called for the legalization of not only marijuana, but of all drugs. All proceeds will go towards the kind of environmental journalism championed by Mair. "Legalization of not just marijuana, but all drugs ...
    02/22/2014 - 3:06 pm | View Link
  • Mexico’s Former President Praises Uruguay’s Push to Legalize Pot
    Though Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto opposes the idea, it now seems possible that the nation might follow the pattern of the United States, where residents of Colorado and Washington voted to legalize ... eventually the ex-president called it ...
    09/2/2013 - 10:01 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Texarkana Gazette | Texarkana Breaking News
    The Texarkana Gazette is the premier source for local news and sports in Texarkana and the surrounding Arklatex areas.
    11/22/2017 - 9:55 am | View Website
  • International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos ...
    Get the latest international news and world events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at
    11/22/2017 - 5:16 am | View Website
  • NEA
    Students march 1,500 miles to support the DREAM Act and immigration rights. By Cindy Long. Felipe Matos, 24, teaches English to young students in Miami.
    11/22/2017 - 3:36 am | View Website
  • Brazilian Armed Forces
    The Brazilian Armed Forces (Portuguese: Forças Armadas Brasileiras, IPA: [ˈfoʁsɐz ɐʁˈmadɐz bɾaziˈlejɾɐs]) is the unified military organization comprising ...
    11/22/2017 - 2:24 am | View Website
  • Cabot's 10 Best Marijuana Stocks
    Here’s What You’ll Get When You Join Today: Quarterly Report on Cabot’s 10 Best Marijuana Stocks featuring updates on our recommendations
    11/21/2017 - 11:47 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News