Opium-poppy production in Mexico responds to U.S. demand, both legal ( morphine) and illegal.15 Coca trees do not grow in Mexico, and there is no tradition of chewing coca leaves as exists in Peru. ... Moreover, the institutional supply of some marijuana substitutes is a most effective factor in controlling prices and keeping organized crime out of the market, simply because it is not a profitable area ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Drug Connection in U. S.-Mexican Relations|
|Author||:||Guadalupe Gonzalez, Marta Tienda|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1996-09|