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More Domestic Cannabis

Most of the marijuana sold in the United States still originates in Mexico or Colombia, but competition has increased as more cannabis is grown illegally in the United States and as some states enact laws allowing its growth for medical purposes. Domestic cultivation is hurting the profits of Mexican drug cartels - their revenue has relied heavily on U.S. marijuana sales.

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Cartels Face an Economic Battle
Article | ARCATA, Calif. -- Stiff competition from thousands of mom-and-pop marijuana farmers in the United States threatens the bottom line for powerful Mexican drug organizations in a way that decades of arrests and seizures have not, according to law enforcement officials and pot growers in the United S...

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