“The crop had once yielded profits beyond any other. But a price drop of about 90 percent over the past year and a half has plunged farmers in this village and hundreds of others scattered across the rugged slopes of La MontaƱa, into extreme poverty. Many of them have joined the soaring numbers of Central Americans and others who have migrated north.” NYT: Mexican Opium Prices Plummet, Driving Poppy Farmers to Migrate. (Everything is connected and nothing is quite what it seems.)

+ CNN: Recreational marijuana legalization tied to decline in teens using pot.