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The possible legalization of marijuana at the state level in the U.S. could cause a significant decline in revenues from drug trafficking in Mexican criminal organizations. United States is currently a net importer of marijuana. But in terms of legality created in one or more states could meet most of its domestic demand with domestic production. In this scenario materialize, would be facing the largest structural shock suffered by drug traffickers in Mexico since the massive arrival of cocaine in the late eighties. There is considerable uncertainty about the effect a substantial loss of income might have on the behavior of Mexican criminal organizations and, therefore, on the security environment in Mexico. However, the consequences could be significant. In this study, the IMCO this topic seeks to incorporate strategic planning and defining the security policy of the new federal administration.