01/30/2013 11:08 am ET

Colombian New Drug Bill Decriminalize Use Of Synthetic Drugs Including Ecstasy

Colombia's Justice Minister, Ruth Stella Correa, has said a new drugs bill would decriminalise personal use of synthetic drugs, such as ecstasy.

The proposal would replace current laws, which ban cocaine and marijuana, although people are not prosecuted for possessing small amounts.

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