OAS recommends decriminalization of drugs

CBDD Brazilian Commission on Drugs and Democracy (Brazil)
Monday, May 20, 2013

insulzaThe decriminalization of drug use and the regulation of marijuana consumption are the principle recommendations made in The Drug Problem in the Americas report presented by the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, as an alternative to the war on drugs. The document stems from the request made to the OAS by 34 chiefs of state and governments, including the United States, so that alternative drug policies can be discussed.