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Crowds were cheering on election night as Colorado and Washington State voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
Now many are left wonder will this have an impact on Mexican drug cartels.
The cartel is going to likely adapt to that situation and move other types of drugs.
Into those two particular states.
Now some leaders here in the border city El Paso, Texas.
Stay with the legalization of pot and two states it may bring the number of murders down in the war on drugs.
With cartels fighting less over smuggling routes into the US -- -- is a member of the old -- the City Council co author of dealing death and drugs the big business of -- in the US and Mexico.
It minimizes the power and the influence in the profits have drug cartels.
And it certainly they don't go away they just become a last powerful force.
But doctor Alex -- of the University of Texas Arlington says little -- Have to understand that these folks are highly violent.
In in in violent activities and daily bases.
And they -- lifestyles.
That require for them to make a lot of money but US Customs and Border Protection spokesperson told Fox News.
That despite these state laws it will still continue to make pot bust.
For now the rest of the nation watches as Colorado and Washington.
In El Paso Patrick -- Fox News.
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