Drugs & Race

Different police approaches to drugs around the world

The 2017 Global Drug Survey aims to be the biggest drug survey ever carried out.

Getting caught with drugs can be extremely stressful. Criminal records for personal possession of drugs can ruin careers and opportunities. It also costs the police and...
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), often referred to as the UK's police watchdog, has published its 2015 review into the use of stop and search...
carl hart drugs
Dr Carl Hart’s biography on the Albatross Congress’ website is a masterpiece of understatement. Reference is made to his “therapies to reduce cocaine...
In England and in Wales the policing and prosecutions of drug possession, is focussed on black and minority communities. Release, the UK's centre of expertise on...
As columnist Jim Dwyer once wrote for The New York Times, “Whites smoke pot, but blacks are arrested”. Unsurprisingly, this belief has recently turned out to...
Earlier today the United States federal court of appeals blocked Judge Shira A. Scheidlin’s decision regarding New York’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy...
After a very heated court case in city council over New York Police Department’s (NYPD) use of stop and frisk in communities, two new bills have been passed in...
Fabrice Olivet is a french harm reduction activist.  Since 1996 he has managed  ASUD, a NGO  agreed by government to represent drug users interest in...

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