Italy’s top prosecutor told Reuters that Islamic State militants and Italy’s mafia—jointly involved in smuggling hash from North Africa—would be negatively affected by decriminalizing the sale of cannabis.
At the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs in New York on Tuesday, Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto unveiled his support for the legalization of medical marijuana.
Colombia's Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas announced this week that his forces will resume use of glyphosate to eradicate coca crops—less than a year after suspending the spray program on cancer concerns.
Several members of Congress have banded together in an attempt to pressure President Obama into eliminating some of the restrictions that have made it next to impossible for the scientific community to study the medicinal benefits of the cannabis plant.
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