The latest report from the Beckley Foundation Drug Policy Programme describes the high rates of drug problems in all prison systems, summarises the current state of global knowledge and research evidence, and provides a guide for policymakers on how to develop effective policies and programmes in…
This paper calls for the development and rapid scaling up of comprehensive harm reduction programmes in prisons. As part of these programmes, prison systems should provide HIV care equivalent to that available in the community, including anti-retroviral treatment.
This collaborative report critically analyses the performance of the International Narcotics Control Board in terms of its reaction over time to the growing incidence of HIV transmission through injecting drug use.
This short paper summarises the five fundamental principles for effective drug policies that have been developed and agreed by IDPC members through research, analysis and debate over the last two years.
This report reviews the global situation regarding Cannabis cultivation and use, with particular reference to recent debates around the variable THC content of Cannabis products, and the link between use of the drug and mental health problems such as schizophrenia and psychosis.
The International Narcotics Control Board is charged with monitoring the implementation of the three United Nations Conventions and of alerting member states and the international community to weaknesses in the system.