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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...
South Africa on track to Legalise Medical Cannabis

South Africa on track to legalise medical cannabis (Source: Pixabay/Wikimedia)

South Africa may legally regulate medical cannabis as soon as April 2017. The South African Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Health has said that the...
The report's author, Katie Stone, speaking at its official launch in London

The report's author, Katie Stone, speaking at its official launch in London

Despite pledging to reduce the spread of HIV among people who inject drugs, governments around the world are failing to provide adequate harm reduction services to do so...
Ghana plans to stop imprisoning people for drug use and possession

Ghana plans to stop imprisoning people for drug use and possession (Source: Wikimedia)

The Ghanaian government could be set to decriminalise the personal possession and use of all illegal drugs in a groundbreaking move for drug policy in the region....
A Look Inside Cape Town’s Only Harm Reduction Project

Step Up is the only harm reduction project in Cape Town, South Africa that provides outreach services for people who use drugs.

Last month, I was lucky enough to take part in the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa. Though harm reduction, and the rights of...

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