U.S. marijuana laws ricochet through Latin America

Time Magazine (US)
Monday, January 7, 2013

mexico-graveyardLeaders from across Latin America responded within days of the Colorado and Washington vote, demanding a review of drug-war policies that have mired the region in violence. Latin American decisionmakers are now openly questioning why they should continue to sacrifice police and soldiers to enforce drug laws when legal markets for marijuana now exist in the U.S.