Mexico's lower house has approved a bill that would legalise the recreational use of cannabis. It will now go to the Senate for a final vote, which President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's party is confident will pass. This would make Mexico one of the world's largest regulated markets for cannabis. Mexico has struggled with a bloody war against powerful drug cartels, with violence killing thousands yearly.
An airline industry lobby group wants Ottawa to drop quarantine requirements for international passengers from some countries.