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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

Here’s how to exercise your rights at any US checkpoint

by Emma Thieme

Two years later, Uruguay still has no legal marijuana for sale

by Will Carless
1

Colombia to legalize medical marijuana

by Simeon Tegel
1

Meet the Peruvian Rasta behind a landmark case for the right to grow weed

by Simeon Tegel

Did Mexico legalize marijuana yesterday?

by Allison Jackson
1

Want to get high abroad? There’s a travel guide for you

by Corinne Purtill
4

Taking a selfie in Thailand can get you thrown in jail. Here’s how.

by Patrick Winn
1

Two years later, you may soon be able to buy marijuana legally in Uruguay

by Will Carless

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

by Simeon Tegel

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

by Corinne Purtill
2

Weed lovers in UK and Australia could be celebrating soon

by Emilie Munson
1

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

by Simeon Tegel
1

Ecuador is on its way to decriminalizing drug use

by Simeon Tegel
7

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

by Vanessa Van Doren
3

A guide to smoking weed around the world

by Simeon Tegel
2

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
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