Calderón: Legalizing Marijuana Could Spell Trouble for Mexico

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MEXICO CITY -- Mexican President Felipe Calderón said that if California decriminalizes the possession, production and sale of marijuana, it will present a problem for Mexico. In an interview with the newspaper La Razón, Calderón said the move would put Mexico in "serious trouble" and would have an unknown impact on the Mexican market.

"It's really hard for the government to jail a farmer who is planting marijuana to sell to Californians," he said.

On Nov. 2, Californians will go to polls to decide on the controversial Proposition 19 that seeks to make marijuana a commercial product like alcohol or tobacco.