Americas & the Caribbean

The measure has passed both houses of Congress, and is awaiting President Donald Trump's signature

The measure has passed both houses of Congress, and is awaiting President Donald Trump's signature (Source: Wikimedia).

The US is set to remove restrictions on state-mandated drug testing for people who seek unemployment benefits, despite evidence suggesting this may worsen the country...
Members of the Paï-Tavytera community in the Amambay department, eastern Paraguay.

Members of the Paï-Tavytera community in the Amambay department, eastern Paraguay. (Source: Wikimedia)

The illegality of Paraguay’s cannabis trade is fuelling violence in the country, with indigenous communities facing some of the worst consequences. According to...
Coca leaf, a mild stimulant, is commonly used among Bolivia's indigenous communities

Coca leaf, a mild stimulant, is commonly used among Bolivia's indigenous communities

The Bolivian government plans to expand the legal production of coca leaves, the raw material from which cocaine is produced, in a bid to reduce illegal cultivation of...
Canada introduced many harm reduction strategies in the past year

Canada introduced many harm reduction strategies in the past year (Source: Wikimedia)

Authorities in the city of Ottawa plan to install machines that dispense equipment for safer drug use, as harm reduction strategies become growingly popular across...

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