TIJUANA, Mexico — Mexican President Felipe Calderon
says a California ballot measure that would permit consumption of
marijuana reflects "a terrible inconsistency" in US drug policies.
says that while the United States demands that Mexico and other
countries combat drug trafficking, it makes no effort to reduce
The Mexican leader said in an interview with The
Associated Press late Thursday that he doesn't know if recent security
gains in Tijuana have affected the flow of drug across the border.
voters will decide Nov. 2 on Proposition 19, which allows the
possession of up to 1 ounce of marijuana and paves the way for local
governments to allow retails sales of pot. 2.