Aunque la OMS ha recomendado reiteradamente no incluir la ketamina, un anestésico esencial, en las listas de sustancias fiscalizadas de Naciones Unidas, un país miembro, la China, pidió a la Comisión de Estupefacientes de la ONU poner la ketamina bajo el control del Convenio sobre Sustancias…
Depenalisation, decriminalisation and legalisation. There is no universal agreement on these terms, but it is helpful to explore the different ideas that lie behind them if we are to understand better what they mean when they are used in the debate on different approaches to controlling the supply…
As the international community debates how to move forward for the UNGASS, Brookings Institution Senior Fellows have led a project to evaluate the effectiveness of counter-narcotics policies. This panel organised by IDPC and IISS will discuss the project's findings.
Communities, governments, and police officers themselves have called for reform and professionalisation through increased accountability, legitimacy and evidence-based policing in order to meet contemporary community needs.
Most drug offences for which the death penalty is applied in national courts cannot be ‘most serious crimes’ under international human rights law as they are not even ‘particularly serious’ crime under international drug control law.
As the UNGASS 2016 approaches, there is a need to consider how criminal justice approaches best fit within efforts to create an integrated and balanced approach for the international drug control regime.
This annual report provides snapshots of the variety of work that Mainline has conducted in 2014 from small scale outreach work aimed at gay men who use drugs, to a large scale study into people with a problematic GHB habit.
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan delivered an extremely clear explanation of why traditional repressive drug control strategies need to be reformed – his words should particularly be heeded by those broadly progressive countries who accept the need for reform, but are yet to be persuaded of…
In order to feed into the report being prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for the UNGASS, NGOs from all over the world have submitted their contributions on how drug control affects human rights.
Este evento es la primera conferencia en Centroamérica sobre el cannabis medicinal y el cáñamo industrial, contando con la visita de importantes médicos, cientificos, empresarios y politicos de diferentes partes del mundo.