Mexicans are buying legal weed in California, reversing a century-long trend of drug smuggling

The changing flow of America's marijuana trade signals a shift in Mexico's overall attitude towards cannabis
Merry Jane (US)
Sunday, March 18, 2018

mexico borderDuring the past century of cannabis prohibition, a steady flow of illegal marijuana has been smuggled across the border from Mexican farms to American stoners. But as increasing numbers of U.S. states are legalizing cannabis, the flow of Mexican weed to the States has begun to slow, and is now even reversing, thanks to middle-class Mexican citizens who are crossing the border to sample some of California's premium pot. Medical and recreational cannabis dispensaries in San Diego and other nearby cities have reported seeing more and more Mexican citizens traveling to check out their wares.