A special agreement between the Italian Government’s Drug Policy Department and the US ONDCP was signed to foster cooperation between the two countries. This is likely to give more importance to the Italian experience on drug policy, which remains conservative with regards to harm…
The Deputy Director, Programs, reporting to the Executive Director, will work with the Executive Director, board and staff to develop and implement DPA’s vision and strategic direction and ensure that its work is innovative, high-impact and strategically focused.
The ban will initially run for 12 months. Next year New Zealand's conservative government plans to bring in comprehensive changes based on a review of the country's drug legislation by the Law Commission.
US District Court Judge Mary Scriven of Orlando threw out the Florida Drug Abuse Prevention and Control law on the grounds that it violates due process because it does not require prosecutors to prove a person knew he or she possessed illegal drugs.
On World Hepatitis Day, EHRN calls for civil society to demand HCV treatment price reduction in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in order for the millions of people living with HCV to gain access to life saving drugs.
About two decades after the U.S. emerged from the worst of its own crack epidemic, Brazilian authorities are watching the cheap drug spread across this country of 190 million people. They have far fewer resources to deal with it, despite a booming economy that expanded 7.5 percent last year.
With this consultation, the European Commission wishes to explore the extent to which detention issues (following a criminal offence) impact on mutual trust, and consequently on mutual recognition and judicial cooperation generally within the European Union.
In mid-July, Cambodia’s Prime Minister approved a controversial new drug law that opens the door to rampant human rights violations. The legislation will force drug users into involuntary treatment for up to two years in facilities where previous detainees have reported being victims of…
On the 21st of July, the International Community of People Who Use Drugs will lead a Day of Commemoration for the victims of the War on Drugs at Russian Embassies in a sign of support for individuals living in that country.
The Global Drug Policy Program of the Open Society Foundations is accepting applications for the position of Senior Program Officer. The position will be involved with grant-giving and management, and will be based in Budapest or London.