Uma rede global para a promoção dum debate aberto e objetivo sobre a política de drogas
On October 17, in collaboration with the Washington Office on Latin America, Brookings hosted a forum to discuss the international repercussions of the United States’ changing approach towards marijuana.
Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield called for "flexible" interpretations of international drug control treaties at the United Nations in New York City last week, citing marijuana legalisation in Colorado and Washington.
Tennessee’s draconian law criminalizing pregnant drug users could help the country keep it’s notorious title as the world’s largest incarcerator of women, an infamy fuelled largely by the war on drugs.
The current trend is already going to a better allocation of repressive and sanitary approaches, aided by a judicial reform and budgetary recast for a rebalancing of powers and better support for drug users.
California legalised medical marijuana in 1996, and in this November, Alaska, Oregon and the District of Columbia will decide whether they should follow the drug policies in Washington State and Colorado - to legalise recreational marijuana.
Aos cinco anos de idade, Anny Fischer tinha mais de oito convulsões por dia. Com 35 dias de vida, Sofia Brito teve a primeira crise epiléptica. Eram casos sem remédio, até a descoberta do canabidiol, retirado da maconha.