Mexico president-elect says will look at legalizing some drugs

Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador delivers speech in a rally as part of a tour to thank supporters for his victory in the July 1 election, in Morelia, Mexico, October 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alan Ortega

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that he would consider legalizing certain drugs as part of a broader strategy to fight poverty and crime. Speaking in the state of Zacatecas, Lopez Obrador said that a recent proposal from the country’s defense minister, who backed legalization of opium for […]

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