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Response to gyroscope (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 13, 2011, 11:03 PM

3. It's the United States that FORCED the UN to agree to a "single convention"

so that other nations had the same draconian approach as right wingers here - against the wishes of many of those nations.

Marijuana isn't legal in The Netherlands. Its use is tolerated (or ignored) and regulated via cafes that are only allowed to have a certain quantity on site.

Growing cannabis is illegal in The Netherlands.

Now that The Netherlands has a right wing govt, they have done things like raided the Cannabis Cup - it was a show, but a show of intolerance. They're also making cannabis cafes illegal for (some) foreigners. v
Drug-related treaties

via wiki -
There are three drug related treaties that guide UNODC's drug related programs. These are: The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 as amended by the 1972 Protocol ; the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971 and the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988.

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