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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Photos of the Day: Jan. 15, 2013

Coca leaf producers toss coca leaves being given away for free during an event commemorating the tradition of coca leaf chewing in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Coca growers held street demonstrations in La Paz and Cochabamba to celebrate that their centuries-old Andean practice of chewing or otherwise ingesting coca leaves, a mild stimulant in its natural form, will now be universally recognized as legal within Bolivia, after Bolivia recently rejoined the 1961 U.N. convention on narcotic drugs.