UN narcotics body warns Uruguay over marijuana bill

5:08 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

UN narcotics body warns Uruguay over marijuana bill

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The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) says it is concerned by the approval by Uruguayan MPs of a bill which would legalise marijuana.
The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) says it is concerned by the approval by Uruguayan MPs of a bill which would legalise marijuana. The INCB says the law would "be in complete contravention to the provisions of the international drug treaties to which Uruguay is party".