Thursday, February 20, 2014
(Mexico City) -- Leftist Mexican senators are pushing to legalize medical marijuana. Lawmakers presented the bill Tuesday as a new approach to end a deadly cycle of cartel violence in Mexico. There's been growing pressure to try new tactics in the fight against the gang-related violence in Mexico that has killed tens of thousands of people. The medical marijuana proposal is part of efforts by members of the left-wing to decriminalize cannabis.