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Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to support Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's drug policy

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to support Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's drug policy (Source: Wikimedia)

Chinese officials have called for an intensification of counter-narcotic efforts, after months of strengthening the country’s international drug control ties with...
Singapore's "harm prevention" strategy poses serious health and human rights risks

Singapore's "harm prevention" strategy poses serious health and human rights risks (Source: Pixabay)

As dawn broke on November 18, 2016, Chijioke Stephen Obioha – a 31 year-old chemistry graduate and aspiring football player - was hanged in Singapore’s...
Turkish police officers were involved in a series of drug raids

A series of raids, involving 2,500 police officers, took place across the Turkish capital on Monday (Source: Wikimedia)

Numerous drug raids have taken place across Turkey this month, including a large-scale anti-trafficking operation in Ankara, as authorities warn that the drug trade is...
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (l) with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte (Source: Wikimedia)

Cambodian officials have spoken out against the repressive Philippines drug war, and are advocating rehabilitation rather than criminalisation of people who use drugs...

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The continued implementation of a discriminatory South Korean drug policy is perpetuating long-standing misconceptions about Westerners’ involvement in illegal...
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...

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