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Leading U.S. prosecutors visit Portugal to learn about drug decriminalization

Twenty prosecutors from major cities across the U.S. are touring Portugal this month to learn about the successful implementation of the country’s drug decriminalization law.

In Portugal, where all drugs were decriminalized in 2001, the prosecutors will observe the impacts of that nationwide policy, which according to research has reduced incarceration rates and improved public health by treating drug possession as a public health issue.

Original Article (Marijuana Moment):
Leading U.S. prosecutors visit Portugal to learn about drug decriminalization
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