Bolivians’ right to chew coca leaves as a traditional remedy

0 Bolivians right to chew coca leaves as a traditional remedyBolivia has formally re-joined the UN’s treaty on narcotic drugs. It persuaded members to accept Bolivians’ right to chew coca leaves as a traditional remedy.

But the US and some other countries are concerned, as the leaves are also used to make cocaine.

Coca farmer Emilia shares her story to Al Jazeera.

Source, credit to Aljazeera- http://www.aljazeera.com/video

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