U.N. Special Session On Drug Policy Should Have Taken Greater Public Health Approach, Some Health Experts Say

ABC News: Some Health Experts Lukewarm on U.N. Drug Policy Meeting
“A growing movement to make international drug policy more of a public health issue, versus a criminal justice matter, was central to [last] week’s United Nations General Assembly meeting on international drug policy. The U.N. General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS), which focused on drug policy, has pushed for a greater public health approach to drug policy, although some experts said they had hoped the assembly would go even further…” (Mohney, 4/22).

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