Most people traveling to Mexico City have a long list of sightseeing to do and places to visit. More than likely, the Senate’s building, standing next to the convoluted Avenida Insurgentes, isn’t on that list. Unless you’re a politician or a stoner.

You read that right. These days if you’re looking to buy or smoke cannabis in the city without being harassed or arrested, all you have to do is head to the governmental building.

In front of one of the most iconic seats of law in the country, approximately 1,000 cannabis plants (and a sizeable group of its consumers) occupy a wide chunk of real estate in front of one of the main entrances of the Senate. The takeover is a cry to demand that the plant, its cultivation, and consumption, be…

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