In the light of the recent EC statement that seemed to prioritise intensified law enforcement, it will be interesting to see the extent to which the conclusions from official reviews are reflected in the development of the new EU Drug Strategy.
People in the south of the Netherlands who wish to continue buying soft drugs in their local cannabis café have to request official council papers to prove they officially live in the Netherlands, the Telegraaf reported on Sunday.
Four drug user advocacy groups in Indonesia (Forkon, Panazaba, Performa and EJA) documented in detail how the Indonesia National Police torture, illegally detain, and extort those suspected of using illegal drugs.
Latin American leaders have said recently that the West’s "war on drugs" has failed, and a new book from the International Institute for Strategic Studies agrees. At this week’s launch of Drugs, Insecurity and Failed States: The Problems of Prohibition, IISS expert and former MI6 deputy director…
The Human Rights and Governance Grants Program supports more than 100 human rights–related organizations across Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union and Mongolia from its Human Rights Fund.
The ARF launched a campaign to raise funds and buy a mobile van to reach disadvantaged young people in Moscow. The campaign calls attention to the lack of HIV prevention interventions among people who use drugs in the country.
‘Putting Full Recovery First’ is the Government’s “Road Map to Recovery” published on behalf of the Inter Ministerial Group on Drugs by The Home Office at the end of March 2012. While The Alliance welcomes government intentions to describe its approach to meeting the challenges of drug and alcohol…
Recognizing that they will have a stronger voice as a single force, parents from various parts of Ukraine mobilized to form an all-Ukrainian network, “The Right to Life, ” to advocate for improved methadone and buprenorphine treatment.
Free speech and drug policy advocates alike were chilled recently by the Russian drug control service, which shut down the website of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation (ARF) for promotion of illegal drug use in February.