“What if cannabis is legalized in Colombia without a license? Like planting corn, like planting potatoes: we will see if it is exported and we will make a few dollars,” Colombia’s leftist President Gustavo Petro said on Wednesday. Said in a meeting with the mayors.

In his speech, Petro did not directly mention United States President Joe Biden, but references to the latest US geopolitical movements hovered in the air. Hours before Petro’s speech, the White House confirmed in a statement that it is ready to maintain military cooperation with Colombia in its fight against drugs, specifically…