Italy overturns 'absurd' drug law equating marijuana and hard drugs

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By:, 02/14/2014

AFP Photo / Luis Robayo

(AFP Photo / Luis Robayo)

Italy’s constitutional court has overturned a controversial law equating cannabis with cocaine and heroin. The decision could see around 10,000 people released from the country’s overburdened jails. The court ruled the law was “illegitimate,” without elaborating further.


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