Mexican Drug Lord EL 80 Pleads Guilty – The Dark Side of Marijuana Prohibition South of the Border

When we speak of prohibition, its grim visage varies starkly depending on where you stand. In the United States, the face of prohibition often manifests as crowded prison cells, lives derailed by incarceration over a joint or two. But venture south into Mexico, and the scenario turns bleaker – there, under the shadow of prohibition, people don’t just risk imprisonment; they risk vanishing into thin air. It’s a harsh reality where the war on drugs doesn’t just imprison, it annihilates.