Cannabis and the United Nations: Last Chance for Relevance?

UN From the 19th till 21st of April 2016 the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) is taking place in New York. During this conference the Convention will be re-evaluated. More and more countries are questioning the global war on drugs. Is UNGASS the UN’s last chance for relevance?

Once the United States were heavily pushing the United Nations for the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. Today the United States are the main violators of the 1961 treaty. On top of that, more and more countries are questioning the global war on drugs. Is it the UN’s last chance for relevance?

From the 19th till 21st of April 2016 the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) is taking place in New York. During this conference the Convention will be re-evaluated. This report from Cannabis News Network will show you that in terms of the international laws regarding cannabis, and despite a world-wide shift in cannabis regulations, the United Nations is way behind.

So is change likely to come during UNGASS 2016 in New York? Keep an eye on Cannabis News Network as we will update you on this, and many other topics to come.

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