Zara Snapp

Zara is the co-founder of Instituto RIA, a Mexican civil society organization that undertakes research and advocacy within a social justice, development and peace building framework. For the past decade, she has engaged deeply in legislative and judicial drug policy reform processes in Mexico. Zara has a master’s in public policy from Harvard University and a political science degree from the University of Colorado at Denver. She lives in Mexico City.

How Mexico Has Legalized But Still Not Regulated Cannabis

Mexico has never seemed so close and yet so far from fully regulating the adult-use cannabis market. A first Supreme…

July 30, 2021

Mexico on the Brink of Legalizing Marijuana—But on What Terms?

Mexico is on the verge of becoming the third country in the world, after Uruguay and Canada, to legally regulate…

January 28, 2021