June 13, 2011

Israel to consider legalization of drugs

A special committee has been tasked with studying the prospect of legalizing 'soft drugs' in Israel as traditional methods of fighting drugs continue to fail.

Following a major rise in the number of drug addicts amongst the Israeli population, several members of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) have called for the formation of a special anti-drug committee to consider legalizing the possession and use of soft narcotics. Read more.