Global Commission On Drug Policy Calls For Decriminalization Of Drugs In Annual Report

The Guardian: It’s time to decriminalize drugs, commission report says
“World leaders called for the decriminalization of drugs on Monday, in a report released by a commission that includes the former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and former presidents of Colombia, Mexico, and Brazil. The Global Commission on Drug Policy’s annual report recommended that countries should end civil and criminal penalties for drug use and possession in a report that follows the commission’s sharp criticism of the U.N.’s lackluster effort to combat drug abuse…” (Holpuch, 11/21).

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