Marijuana Legalization: The International Edition

By | Canna Law Blog ™ | May 24, 2015
Marijuana Legalization: The International Edition

Most countries, including the United States, are parties to a collection of international drug control treaties—the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances, and the 1988 Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances—which require signatories to outlaw the manufacture, distribution, and possession of certain controlled substances (like heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and cannabis).