From Indonesia to Canada, open letters are sent to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asking him to change his approach to a more constructive, evidence-based one that addresses the root causes of drug use
More than 500 inmates broke out of the centre in Dong Nai province on Sunday, some using fire extinguishers and sticks to smash walls and windows. Human rights groups have denounced conditions at local rehab centres and mass breakouts have occurred before.
Legal regulation models around the globe might inform changes in domestic policy in West Africa, have a look at this great infographic comparing cannabis regulation in the Netherlands, Portugal, and the USA.
Students for Drug Policy reform aims to bring young people together and create a safe civic space for students of all political and ideological stripes to have honest conversations about drugs and drug policies in Ghana.
Treating and curing active drug and alcohol users, and removing prison as the primary intervention for those with substance use disorders, must be at the center of the global response to viral hepatitis.
The policy forum brought together international and local experts and policymakers and stressed anti-drug policy must shift from punishment to treatment, emphasising the need to introduce harm reduction policies.