UN Investigates U.S. and Uruguay for Violation of Drug Treaties

The United Nations remains adamant that the efforts displayed by the United States and Uruguay to reform marijuana laws is a direct violation of international drug treaties, and perhaps the beginning of an international shakedown - if an adequate explanation for the blatant disregard for world law is not communicated. The latest report from the …

UN: Freeze Funding of Iran Counter-Narcotics Efforts

Source: Human Rights Watch Surge in Executions for Drug Trafficking (London) - The United Nations agency charged with combating illicit drug trafficking should withdraw its support for counter-narcotics police operations in Iran until the death penalty for drug offenses is abolished, six rights groups said in a letter published today. The groups made the plea …