At his trial in a
Brooklyn federal court, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is found guilty on all 10 counts; the charges include engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise, conspiracy to launder narcotics proceeds, international distribution of cocaine, heroin, marijuana and other drugs, and use of firearms during the commission of a felony.
A federal jury in New York has found Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera guilty of all 10 criminal counts against him, including the top charge of engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise. He faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison.
2009-08-21 Mexico decriminalises the use of small amounts of marijuana, cocaine, heroin and other drugs for "personal use". Context: cocaine, heroin, marijuana
2006-04-28 The Congress of Mexico passes a bill which, if signed by the President, will decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, opium, LSD, hallucinogenic mushrooms, amphetamines, and peyote. Context: cocaine, heroin, marijuana
2018-10-31 A complete ban on recreational use of marijuana is ruled unconstitutional by Mexico's Supreme Court, putting the responsibility of regulating its consumption on lawmakers. Context: marijuana
2018-08-16 Constellation Brands, the owner of Corona Beer, announces plans to invest in Canadian marijuana producer Canopy Growth. Context: marijuana
2018-07-1 Vermont legalizes recreational marijuana, becoming the ninth U.S. state to do so. Context: marijuana