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Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Switchblades

Switchblade knives would become legal to carry under a proposal advancing in the Texas Capitol.


A Mexican soldier pulls up a marijuana plant found amid a field of blue agave - the plant used for the production of tequila - in a field at El Llano, Hostotipaquillo, Jalisco State, Mexico on Sept. 27, 2012. (credit: HECTOR GUERRERO/AFP/GettyImages)

Mexico To Rethink Efforts To Halt Marijuana Smuggling Across Border

The legalization of recreational marijuana in the U.S. states of Washington and Colorado will force Mexico to rethink its efforts to halt marijuana smuggling across the border, the main adviser to Mexico’s president-elect said Wednesday.