The Robert Carr Fund for civil society networks invites global and regional networks and consortia of networks to apply for a grant to support core funding and/or activity needs of the networks and/or consortia for up to three years (2019-2021).
After the confiscation of Billy Caldwell's cannabis oil, Home Office minister Nick Hurd will create a panel to provide advice to government on cannabis related prescriptions which could serve as a pathway to medical legalisation.
Harm Reduction Journal invites you to submit to a special collection of the journal on: the “Involvement & Engagement of Peers in Research”, to be launched at the 26th Harm Reduction International Conference in Porto, 28 April – 1 May 2019.
New bill in Thailand charts course for limited legalisation for narcotics while in addition drug use will be treated as a medical issue instead of a criminal one and rehabilitation will be promoted over criminalisation.
In addition to collective quantitative data and statistics, researchers in the United States are now multi-disciplinary aspects such as field work in their attempts to solve and eradicate the opioid crisis in the United States.
In the face of widespread violence, presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador has advocated for amnesty for non-violent drug traffickers along with an increase in governmnet spending on infrastructure and creating more jobs for youth people in order to combat crime and the drug war.
U.S. Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman put forth a resolution that includes a formal apology from Congress for the failure and destruction the war on drugs has caused, specifically to people of color, and additionally proclaims that future drug policy should be based on health evidence.
IDPC expresses concern about Commissioner Gaviria's endorsement of a presidential candidate whose proposals on drug policy are in stark contrast with the ones made by the Global Commission on Drug Policy.