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The BC Provincial Health Officer warns that changes to sentencing and other justice practices brought about by the enactment of the Canadian SSCA will have very negative effects on the health of Aboriginal people.
Human Rights Watch documented nearly 250 “disappearances” that occurred in the framework of drug on wars. In more than 140 of these cases, state agents participated directly in the crime, sometimes acting in conjunction with organized crime.
Bolivia will again belong to the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs after its bid to rejoin with a reservation that it does not accept the treaty’s requirement that “coca leaf chewing must be banned” was successful Friday.
Harm reduction approaches to drug control have almost exclusively focussed on consumers in northern countries. This article supports recent analysis that indicates that such policies also hold relevance for producer countries by drawing on recent policy innovations in Bolivia.
In this detailed assessment, the EMCDDA brings together available evidence to provide a comprehensive analysis of what is known about the production of and market for cannabis across the European Union.
The National Centre in HIV Social Research and the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW announce the release of a jointly produced research brief: Injecting drug use among Aboriginal people in NSW.