North Carolina Journal of International Law

"Connecting North Carolina to the World of International Law"


New US Federal Policy toward Recreation Cannabis to ease the Tension between International Drug Law Policy and Select US State Law?

By: Molly Rubin In 1961, the United Nations drafted the Single Convention on Narcotics Drugs (hereinafter “The Convention”), which was entered into force in 1964 and was subsequently amended by the 1972 Protocol. This Convention was formed in pursuance of the following goals: to develop a single instrument to replace the multilateral treaties concerning drug laws, to reduce the number…