The Harm Reduction Foundation in Poland is struggling to continue its vital work amid conflicts with the local community, complaints made to the housing authority, as well as the negative attitude of local government.
A landmark report by politicians, calling for a more liberal drug regime based on human rights has raised concerns from MPs and media outlets who worry that legal challenges to prosecutions for drug possession or growing small amounts for personal use will be made using Article 8 of the European…
Governor Lilia Pineda ordered local chief executives to draw up fresh strategies in the campaign against illegal drugs even as the provincial board allocated 15 million pesos to purchase more equipment, including guns and ammunition, for the police; even as she stressed the need to involve…
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that the Communist Party and the Chinese people would stand firm and defeat illicit drug use through a ‘people’s war continuing a zero-tolerance drug policy approach.
This interview with Tom Kramer, Transnational Institute, provides an insight into the link between drugs and development in Myanmar and the difficulties in finding alternative livelihoods for communities that grow opium.
100 health leaders, professionals and activists from 60 government institutions, civil society and affected communities have expressed concerns over challenges in providing access to essential treatments for HIV, tuberculosis and opioid dependence in areas of Donbas in East Ukraine.
A federal law that closed the gap in sentence severity for offenses involving crack cocaine and those involving powder cocaine has led to fewer federal prosecutions and a reduction in the federal prisoner population, according to a new report from the US Sentencing Commission.
Providing OST alongside ART to people who inject drugs results in a significantly greater reduction in deaths compared to providing either intervention alone, a study of the Canadian province of British Columbia has shown.