Uma rede global para a promoção dum debate aberto e objetivo sobre a política de drogas
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.
The prevalence of HIV in prison populations has been estimated to be up to 10 times higher than in the general population according to a new UNAIDS report. Prisons in Moldova have implemented an innovative programme and are helping prisoners to get a new lease on life.
This analysis suggests that the new legislation in Liberia is a step in the wrong direction. Instead of adopting a right-based approach wherein drug use would be seen primarily as a public health issue and where law-enforcement initiatives would focus on high-level traffickers rather than...