Lack of hugs caused US fentanyl crisis, Mexico’s leader says

  • FILE - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gives his regularly scheduled morning press conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, Feb. 28, 2023. Mexico’s president called anti-drug policies in the U.S. a failure Wednesday, March 15, 2023 and proposed a ban on using fentanyl in medicine. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Friday that U.S. families were to blame for the fentanyl overdose crisis because they don’t hug their kids enough.