Wednesday, June 3, 2020

United Nations

More Delays In The Farce That Is International Cannabis Rescheduling

Members of the United Nations’ drug committee have said they will not cast an expected ballot on the recommendations put forward by the World Health Organization (WHO) to loosen the draconian rules on cannabis scheduling.

Why The UN’s Global ‘War On Drugs’ Is A Failure

The scheme the U.N. has used over the past decade to put a leash on the black market dope trade has been a "spectacular failure of policy,” according to a new report.

Trump Wants To Ramp Up The International Drug War

President Trump is planning a series of meetings next week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York in an effort to push his agenda in the international drug war.

UN Reviewing Marijuana’s Place With International Drug Treaties

The intergovernmental organization as a whole is reportedly diving in to determine whether it's necessary to restrict the herb under international law.

UN And WHO Demand Full Decriminalization Of Drugs

In a joint statement, the United Nations (UN) and World Health Organization (WHO) expressed their support for countries in the review and repeal of...

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