How Marijuana is Poised for a North American Takeover

The United States is feeling some North American peer pressure to get in on the cannabis boom.

Producers in Canada, where marijuana is legal for medicinal and recreational uses, are already planning for a future where pot is a globally traded commodity, and some are setting themselves up to profit if it is legalized in the U.S.

In Mexico cannabis is legal for medicinal purposes, and the landscape could shift further: The country's new president, whose party controls a majority in the national legislature, sent a proposal to the Mexican Senate late last year to legalize recreational use.

Read the full article by Lauren Gardner from Politico here.

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