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Mexico’s Fox reverses on bill decriminalising drugs

Vicente Fox, Mexico’s president, has made a rapid U-turn on a bill that envisaged decriminalising the possession of small amounts of drugs such as heroin, cocaine and LSD. Mr Fox will ask Congress to “undertake the necessary corrections to make it absolutely clear that in our country the possession of drugs and their consumption are, and will continue to be, a crime. Mexico must deepen the fight against drugs.” Only three days ago, the president’s office had said he would sign the bill into law. Full Story

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