Under the leadership of previous United Nation’s Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s regime, member states which legalized or even considered legalizing cannabis were called out and admonished for violating decades-old international drug treaties.
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When the Mexican Army actually allows journalists to watch its soldiers in action, it’s often to see them burning marijuana crops.
Canada’s new Liberal government is pushing its pot-friendly ideas on the rest of the world, and one government backbencher hopes the country could be a driving force in getting the United Nations to reconsider its treaties that ban the drug.
On the UN's International Day Against Drug Abuse, activists in 150 cities worldwide are saying prohibition is the problem, not the solution.
Congressional Research Service analysis could strengthen lawmakers’ resolve to overturn measure
A Russian diplomat who heads the United Nations’ drug policy office reportedly chided U.S. states for legalizing recreational marijuana and vowed to take up his concerns with officials in Washington -- in the latest incident of a U.N. official meddling in local U.S. affairs.
The United Nations' Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has wrapped up the High-Level Segment portion of its annual meeting in Vienna.
It is time to put all options on the table and find an exit strategy from the this unwinnable war on drugs.
Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has certainly gotten attention on the world stage since his country legalized marijuana commerce last week, and not all of it has been favorable.
Latin American nations call for treatment strategy, claiming UN's prohibition stance plays into hands of paramilitary groups