This short report provides an overview of how European countries are developing innovative legal responses to the challenges presented to public health and drug policy by the rapidly evolving market for new psychoactive substances.
The World Drug Report presents a comprehensive annual overview of the latest developments in the world's illicit drug markets by focusing on the production, trafficking and consumption of the main types of illicit drugs, along with the related health consequences of those drugs.
Despite some improvements, drug policy in Malaysia continues to include imprisonment of people who use drugs (PWUD), judicial corporal punishment, and compulsory detention, representing clear challenges to effective harm reduction service delivery.
With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, 2016 should be a defining moment for global health and for the response to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic, especially for the migrants in Central Asia.
A team of experts from the ECDPC and the EMCDDA confirmed the very high rate of infections with hepatitis B and C, HIV, and AIDS, concentrated mainly among certain populations at higher risk, and prepared a comprehensive list of remedial actions.