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Commission Wants UN to Adopt Alternative Drug Policies

The United Nations has a golden opportunity to promote alternate approaches to global drug policy next month when it meets in New York for a special session, but a high-profile commission said Friday that the work leading up to the meeting has so far been disappointing.

MMJ Patient Advocates Take Cannabis Issues to United Nations

As medical marijuana advocates try to expand research and use of pot in the U.S., some are taking the case to the United Nations.  

Irony Of Burma Burning $130M of Drugs

To mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking June 26, Burmese authorities held drug-burning ceremonies, boasting the destruction of seized opium, heroin and methamphetamine said to be worth a combined $130 million.

News of the Herb: Week 15

A UN body just took a huge crap on the progress of cannabis legalization all over the world. Focusing their reprimand on the US and Uruguay, the International Narcotics Control Board particularly expressed concerns that, by allowing Colorado and Washington to legalize can...

Latin America, Europe Pushing UN to End War on Drugs

A leaked draft of the United Nations’ latest long-term strategy document for combating illegal drugs shows that countries from Latin America and Europe want to end the “war on drugs” model and transition to a public health model focused on decr...

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