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Mexican drug cartels gaining foothold in Texas

Nathan Jones, nonresident scholar in drug policy and Mexico studies, breaks down the 2017 Drug Threat Assessment report published by the Drug Enforcement Agency. This report — which also identifies opioid use as one of the biggest drug-related problems facing the country — outlines how the legalization of marijuana has led to increased methamphetamine trafficking by Mexican drug cartels, says Jones. Listen here: http://bit.ly/2AohxwE.