Why ‘Special K’ is good medicine

It’s on the WHO’s list of essential medicines, and is invaluable in developing countries. So why is the UN discussing increased regulation of ketamine?
The Daily Beast (US)
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

In the global world of illicit drug policies, the granddaddy of them all is the United States. But as the U.S. starts to, perhaps, question the effectiveness of its abstinence-or-incarceration approach, China seems more than happy to pick up and go where the U.S. hasn’t gone. Next week, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will decide whether or not to schedule the drug ketamine internationally, as China has suggested it should.