Other Drugs

Drug Education: Social Skills for Harm Reduction

At the conference, Drug Education: Social Skills for Harm Reduction (Source: Facebook)

The year is off to an interesting start for the future of Thailand’s drug policy. On January 5, officials gathered for a two-day conference entitled Drug Education...
Meth production and problematic use are rising in Iraq

Meth production and problematic use are rising in Iraq (Source: Wikimedia)

Problematic methamphetamine use and production are on the rise in Iraq, and regional instability is preventing the state from responding effectively. Unregulated meth...

Estimated rates of drug use are higher than expected in North Korea (DPRK).

Drug use is even more pervasive in North Korea than previously thought, according to new information presented by a South Korean research centre. At a seminar in Seoul...

Source: Wikimedia

Psychedelics truly are experiencing somewhat of a renaissance after being flatly ignored and outright banned from human scientific research for many decades. In the last...
Medical research has demonstrate the profound effects that some illegal drugs, like MDMA, may have on the brain.

Medical research has demonstrate the profound effects that some illegal drugs, like MDMA, may have on the brain. (Source: Pixabay)

Recent medical research into MDMA, psilocybin, and LSD has improved understanding of their effects, and may aid progress towards policy reform. There has been a wave of...
Uruguay conducted its first drug testing initiative at La Terraza festival in Montevideo

Uruguay conducted its first drug testing initiative at La Terraza festival in Montevideo. Source: DaHouse

Harm reduction in Uruguay has taken a major step forward with the on-site testing of drugs at a festival in the capital Montevideo. On July 3 the electronic music...

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