Leading global health commission calls for reform of drug policies worldwide

(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A leading global public health commission is calling for new policies that would transform our approach to drug use, addiction and control worldwide, including the decriminalization of minor and non-violent drug offenses.
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