Percent of Marijuana Revenue for Mexican Cartels

According to Rand Corporation’s Drug Policy Research Center, marijuana accounts for 15 to 26 percent of drug trafficking revenue for drug cartels in Mexico, and not 60 percent as previously thought.

(Facts and statistics about the illegal marijuana trade.)

Source: Maia Szalavitz, “The Marijuana Number That Was Too Good to Check,” TIME, October 12, 2010.