Leaked UN Paper Calls for Decriminalizing Drug Use and Possession

Leaked UN Paper Calls for Decriminalizing Drug Use and Possession

Drug Decriminalization Rapidly Emerging as Consensus Goal of Drug Policy, Public Safety and Health Stakeholders as 2016 UN Special Session on Drugs Approaches

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) appeared set to call on governments to end the criminalization of drug use and possession, according to DPA Honorary Board Member Richard Branson – but in a dramatic turn of events withdrew a briefing paper under pressure from at least one country, according to the BBC.

“On the one hand it’s promising that such a powerful statement strongly…

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