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Marijuana in Mexico remains in legal limbo even after Supreme Court ruling

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One month after the historic Mexican Supreme Court ruling that lifted the ban on the recreational consumption of marijuana, recreational cannabis remains in a confusing legal limbo, as it is still criminalized in the Penal Code and the government has yet to grant permits for individual consumption.

"We see a contradiction between these two laws that govern us. It is something worrying, and we have to demand this change," said Zara Snapp, co-founder of the RIA Institute, which investigates drug policies in Mexico, in an interview with Efe news agency.

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