Most improved (drug policy) player: The USA
published on March 18, 2010 by Allan Clear in The Huffington Post
One of the thematic threads holding together the 53rd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (the CND is the UN’s global drug policy body) was the “debate” on “demand reduction.” The latter term refers to how countries go about reducing domestic illicit drug demand and consumption. And there’s no real “debate,” just a series of statements read by each country’s representatives.
Still, if you like the world of diplomacy, and you enjoy subtext as much as the next person, it’s a fascinating exercise….More >>View the full article