Court in Mexico allows the recreational use of marijuana

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Demonstrators protest outside Mexico's Supreme Court, as Judges participate in a session on authorizing four plaintiffs to grow marijuana for their own use, in Mexico City, Mexico, 04 November 2015. In a public session, the members of the court's first chamber voted 4-1 to grant the authorization, which applies only to the four individual plaintiffs.

Mexico’s Supreme Court declared on Wednesday that individuals should have the right to grow and distribute marijuana for their personal use.


Mexico’s Supreme Court decided to allow to four people in the Mexican Society for Responsible and Tolerant Personal Use to grow and smoke their own marijuana.

The Wednesday’s judgement clears the path to make recreational use of marijuana legal in Mexico. BBC reported that the advocacy group first brought the case forward in 2013, seeking permission to grow plants for recreational use. Yesterday, the court decided that Mexican authorities can’t prohibit the certain people from growing the dru...


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