An addict prepares shoot up heroin after receiving a kit including a spoon, a rubber tube, cotton, sterilized water and clean syringes distributed by a program sponsored by the Open Society Foundation and government agencies in Dosquebradas, Colombia. (AP/Fernando Vergara)

Latin America Calls For New Anti-Drug Strategies At The UN

According to the U.N., despite the resources devoted to the war on drugs, drug production continues to grow while drug users have increased by about 20 percent in the last decade to almost 250 million people.