Mexico's new gov to review pot fight after US vote

Michael Weissenstein and E. Eduardo Castillo (Associated Press)
The Seattle Times (US)
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

yes-we-can2The legalization of recreational marijuana in the U.S. states of Washington and Colorado will force Mexico to rethink its efforts to halt marijuana smuggling across the border, the main adviser to Mexico's president-elect said. Luis Videgaray, head of incoming President Enrique Pena Nieto's transition team, told Radio Formula that the Mexican administration taking power in three weeks remains opposed to drug legalization.