The city has approved a local ordinance and even drawn districts for retailers — now it waits.
They have very little to lose by trying to cultivate a new, more labor friendly industry, albeit a highly speculative and technically illegal one.
Innovative programs have helped turn the city from one of the world's most dangerous places into one of the safest areas in Mexico.
On Tuesday, voters in those states legalized marijuana for recreational use. But the administration could make implementation very difficult.
Drug wars and cartels have been blamed for the disappearance of at least 13 journalists since 2003.
An effort to ban marijuana sales to foreigners threatens more than just the economy.
The city's police are fighting illegal guns rather than drugs. Will it cut down on violence?
A multi-city study of wastewater shows how drug use varies.
Despite pockets of crime, critics say the cameras are taking police power too far.
The country is struggling to stem the spread of the drug in its urban slums.
The country's socio-political struggles have influenced a surprising amount of home products.
Chicago residents are scratching their heads over this age-old mystery.
Also, Boston hates moshpits; an Illinois town repeals Prohibition; New York City's teachers should stay far away from Facebook.
Also recently banned: Bath salts in Tennessee, prayers in England, and possibly "reckless skateboarding" in Los Angeles.
Competition in the illicit drug trade and reduced incentives for small-time dealers all coincided with this dramatic shift in U.S. cities