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Drug Laws

As a community of travelers worldwide, Matador finds both US drug laws and international drug policies to be an important part of our ongoing conversation.

Of particular interest is the US “war on drugs” and its socio-political repercussions across the Americas.

Drug Laws Articles

Weed lovers in UK and Australia could be celebrating soon

by Emilie Munson

Over half of the UK wants marijuana reform but the government is being a total buzzkill

by Corinne Purtill

Is Peru’s new anti-drug policy too tough even for Washington?

by Simeon Tegel

The pope is open to trying cocaine’s key ingredient in Bolivia

by Simeon Tegel

Ecuador is on its way to decriminalizing drug use

by Simeon Tegel

How NOT to buy legal weed in Colorado: A first-timer’s guide

by Vanessa Van Doren

A guide to smoking weed around the world

by Simeon Tegel

Behold: Latin America’s first legal medical marijuana crop

by Simeon Tegel

New Uruguayan president ‘indefinitely suspends’ sale of weed

by Tom Hyne

The Dutch Embassy is trolling the US over pot laws

by Matt Hershberger

As US marijuana legalization spreads, Mexican ‘mota’ takes a dive

by Ioan Grillo

Uruguay’s year in weed: 3 big successes, 3 burning questions

by Will Carless

Crossing convictions: trains, borders, and a criminal past

by Cullen Thomas

Thoughts on drug culture in our national parks

by Colin Heinrich

Why travelers should embrace global drug legalization

by Matt Hershberger

15 sacred plants from cultures around the world

by Cathy Brown

How a civilian militia defeated a Mexican drug cartel

by Emma Thieme

10 portraits of Ciudad Juarez, the recovering ground zero of Mexico’s drug war

by Branden Eastwood
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