International Narcotics Control Board
A co-author of Amendment 64 is reacting to the United Nations drug agency pushing for the federal government to challenge the legalization of recreational marijuana use.
A United Nations-based drug agency urged the U.S. government on Tuesday to challenge the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington, saying the state laws violate international drug treaties.
Eight former U.S. drug chiefs warned the federal government Tuesday that time is running out to nullify Colorado and Washington’s new laws legalizing recreational marijuana use.
The head of the U.N. drug watchdog agency is urging U.S. federal officials to challenge ballot measures in Colorado and Washington that decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults 21 and over.