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Mexico debates legalizing opium poppy for medicine

May 14, 2016 - 2:35 PM

Is legalizing the cultivation of opium poppies for the production of medicine the cure for drug related violence in Mexico?

POPPY FIELD. Mexico is being whipped by a drug cartels war disputing their place and the trafficking to the United States with unusual ferocity and sophisticated weapons. Photo by Pedro Pardo/AFP