The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) is the leading decision making body of the United Nations on drug policy issues. The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) attended its 2013 annual meeting in Vienna. They interviewed key decision makers and professionals to map the new trends in international drug control. You can learn about the innovative new approach of New Zealand to new psychoactive drugs ("legal highs"), the views of the head of the UN agency on drugs to the legalization of marijuana in the US and the new marijuana regulation scheme of the government of Uruguay.
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