TalkingDrugs

For some time I have believed that we, citizens of Western societies, are going through an existential crisis, caused by a growing gap between our material and spiritual...
With the outcome document for the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the world drug problem now adopted, questions must be asked about its...
President Barack Obama’s commitment to increased investment in drug treatment is welcome, but people will still face barriers to accessing services due to stigma,...
“I have to make sure I don't engage in conversations with people who don't abide by the rules of evidence.” - Dr. Carl Hart. PhD. Part memoir, part...

Head of the BNN, Budi Waseso (center)

The recent announcement that Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency (BNN) will be upgraded to a ministry-level organization signals the government’s intention...
Civil society groups from Europe and North America have sent an open letter to UNAIDS questioning if the agency will be taking Russia to task on its dangerous ban of...
In a fantastic step forward, Health Canada has announced the Naloxone Federal prescription status review results - and it's great news. Effective immediately,...
Portugal has been a shining example of drug policy reform success, but its decriminalization model still has its drawbacks, something that exploration of a regulated...
While other jurisdictions have begun implementing Good Samaritan laws, allowing those at the scene of a drug overdose to contact emergency services without fear of...

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Transnational Institute - drugs and democracy
Release: Drugs, The Law & Human RightsDrug ReporterTransform Drug Policy FoundationHarm Reduction International
International Drug Policy ConsortiumYouthRISE for reducing drug related harmYODA - Youth Organisations for Drug Action

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