Regulate marijuana like antibiotics, Mexico urged
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Regulate marijuana like antibiotics, Mexico urged

A UN meeting on worldwide drugs policy has opened in New York that is being billed as the most significant such conference in years.

Mexico was among the countries that requested the session. Thousands have died in the war on drugs there, and some believe legalising marijuana would deprive criminals of funding.

But can Mexican voters be convinced?

Video journalist: Katy Watson

Producer: Mohamed Madi