Decriminalizing drugs has been high on the agenda of a UN meeting in New York. British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is an outspoken supporter of legalizing all drugs. DW's Ines Pohl caught up with him to get his view on the talks at the UN.
A "cannabis lobby" is pushing for marijuana to be legalized in Germany, according to a German lawmaker who presented the annual report on drugs. The conservative Marlene Mortler urged more help for children of addicts.
British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson says we need to stop the criminalization of drug use. DW's Ines Pohl caught up with him in New York where the issue has been high on the agenda of a UN meeting.
A coalition of political parties in the German capital has agreed to push for partial decriminalization of cannabis. The initial effects will be limited, but marijuana legalization advocates are still pretty stoked.
Dissidents from the FARC rebel group who rejected the peace proccess kidnapped the project worker as UN Security Council delegates were on a visit to the capital. A deadline to hand over weapons expires shortly.
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