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The WHO is now in agreement with other institutions that the war on drugs is failing miserably. Find out what needs to happen next according to Lexichronic.

 WHO on Board with Drug Decriminalization

WHO on Board with Drug Decriminalization

By The Stoner's Cookbook

The WHO is now in agreement with other institutions that the war on drugs is failing miserably. Find out what needs to happen next according to Lexichronic.

  • WHO is calling the global bluff

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Since marijuana was dubbed illegal in 1937 by the Federal government, billions have been spent to fight the war on drugs. The WHO is now in agreement that criminalization of drugs doesn't work.

  • WHO demands reform

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    In a recent [WHO report](http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/guidelines/keypopulations/en/) on HIV prevention, it's stated that countries should develop policies and laws that decriminalize drug intake methods.

  • Reform may decrease usage

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    The current system looks down upon drug users, but remove this shame and they may feel empowered to be safe and get help. With reform, options which are not offered now, can become available.

  • The Drug Policy Alliance agrees

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    "[WHO]'s recommendations, grounded as they are in science and public health, drive home the need for fundamental reforms in U.S. drug policies” Ethan Nadelmann, Exec. Director of the DPA

  • A topic for the next UN General Assembly

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    In 2016, the United Nations will hold a special session on drugs to review the good & bad of the international drug control policy. The last discussion was in 1996 with goals for a "drug-free" world.

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