THE END OF ILLEGAL MARIJUANA: WHAT IT MEANS FOR CRIMINAL CYNAMICS IN MEXICO

On 6 December, a report from Insight Crime says that two-thirds of the US population now has legal access to medicinal or recreational marijuana and the DEA says the majority of the marijuana its anti-drug officials seize is produced domestically.  It says that this has major implications for Mexico’s organised crime groups, who just 10 years ago were the main suppliers of marijuana to the US.  It says that cartels have turned inward in an attempt to capitalize on Mexico’s growing – and almost legal – domestic market for marijuana. 

https://insightcrime.org/investigations/end-illegal-marijuana-criminal-dynamics-mexico/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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