Mexico: Guerrero State Moves Forward With Bill Decriminalizing Opium Production

Aug 15, 2018 | 15:42 GMT

A committee of lawmakers in the Mexican state of Guerrero approved a draft law to decriminalize the production and sale of opium for pharmaceutical purposes, El Heraldo de Mexico reported Aug. 15. The law will go to a vote in the state's Congress, after which it may be sent to Mexico's federal Congress for approval....