Israeli Anti-Drug Authority Being Disbanded

iadaThe Israeli Anti-Drug and Alcohol Authority, the Israel equivalent to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), is being shut down in what the government is calling a cost-cutting move.

The agency has gained a large amount of criticism over its draconian stance on cannabis. The group recently ran an ad campaign warning that cannabis is “not that innocent”, despite the plant being legal in Israel for medical purposes.

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