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La Unión Europea no debe luchar contra las drogas sino reducir los daños
La nueva estrategia sobre drogas de la UE integra las respuestas sociales y sanitarias a un enfoque predominantemente de aplicación de la ley. Más información, en inglés, está disponible abajo.
The new Security Union strategy would “fight” against drugs together with child abuse and arms trafficking. This is a bad approach.
The European Commission has published its new EU drug strategy (now called the Drugs Agenda), which is part of a wider Security Union strategy entitled “Delivering on a Security Union: initiatives to fight child sexual abuse, drugs and illegal firearms.” While I celebrated the previous Action Plan as the most progressive ever, I think this document has come as a disappointment for civil society organisations that have been advocating for a sensible, balanced approach in drug policies.
Here are 4 reasons why (this article is not a comprehensive review and it does not reflect the official position of the Civil Society Forum on Drugs or other organisations but only my personal views).