Richard Branson has recently launched his new blog and aims at giving his opinion while sensibilizing people about the changes and new perspectives needed in drug-related issues.

"Making smart changes to global drug policies could have a massive impact upon transmission rates of HIV and other infectious diseases. I was honoured to take part in a fascinating discussion on this topic at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.

The way we treat drug use has a massive impact on our capacity to tackle some of the most serious public health issues of our day.

But rather than protecting public health, the so-called War on Drugs exacerbates the risks related to drug use, such as injecting in unsupervised and unhygienic environments."

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