Importation of peyote from
(1) Not a sustainable solution.
(2) Would merely extend the problem of
overharvesting from Texas into Mexico.
(3) Mexico has its own problem of
scarcity of peyote due to overharvesting in certain regions, as well as
its own indigenous peoples who require peyote for ceremonial use.
(4) "Protección especial": To date, the
Mexican authorities have shown no interest in allowing exportation of
Mexican peyote to the U.S.