The president of the United Nations’ narcotics enforcement agency, (INCB) questioned whether its decades old views are outdated given developments such as cannabis legalization. MJBiz
- Next year marks the 60th anniversary of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs.
- An expert on U.N. drug policy said “Having the head of the INCB suggesting that the conventions are not fit for the challenges of the 21st century is already breaking a strong taboo.”
- This week another U.N. narcotics organization is meeting to discuss — and appears likely to largely reject — World Health Organization recommendations for narcotics reform. MJBiz
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