Europa Occidental se mantiene al frente de las intervenciones de reducción de daños y de tratamiento. La mayoría de los países de la región han adoptado una estrategia de salud hacia el uso de drogas (incluyendo la descriminalización de la posesión para uso personal) y están evolucionando hacia sentencias más proporcionales para delitos de drogas.
Despite much speculation and conjecture over potential crossovers between terrorists and the drug trade in Europe, no study has examined the issue. This paper fills this gap by empirically examining such crossovers in the European Union between 2012 and 2017.
In light of the upcoming election, Labour pledged to establish a royal commission to develop a public health approach to substance misuse, whilst the Conservative manifesto promises to tackle drug-related crime.
The UK House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee calls for an overhaul to the governmental response to drug-related challenges, including significant investment towards harm reduction and the decriminalisation of people who use drugs.
NNEF welcome attendees who work within harm reduction focused services in the UK. They also welcome people working within partner agencies, people who use drugs and attend harm reduction services, activists and those involved in commisioning services.
This report by the Parliamentary Committee on Drug Policy recognises evidence that UK drugs policy is failing, and that the level of drug related deaths has now risen to the scale of public health emergency.