Could Legalizing Marijuana Eradicate Violent Crime in South America?

Witnessing the incredible output of Colombian drug makers is a highlight of the Netflix series Narcos. It boggles the mind trying to fathom how much cocaine Pablo Escobar and rival crews carried across American borders. And when it comes to drugs America has long provided a captive and willing market… be they pharmaceuticals or illicit substances. 

Even today, with medical marijuana laws (MML) in twenty-nine more at