Brazil’s Supreme Court to Decide Decriminalization of Drugs

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Supreme Court in brazil is expected to vote this month if the country will decriminalize the possession of drugs and the cultivation of plants for personal use. The Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether the prohibition is unconstitutional. The Court’s decision would also establish who would be considered a user and who could be seen as a drug trafficker.

“It is widely thought that the prohibition [of the possession of drugs for individual use] is unconstitutional due to the principles of liberty and privacy, since a . . .

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