Italian goverment's position on harm reduction raises opposition among the NGOs

20 April 2010

During the negotiations on the EU resolution in view of CND 2010, the Italian government tried to challenge the European wide position on Harm Reduction. This fact has raised a harsh debate between the Italian Drug Policy Department and a group of Italian NGOs. The controversy was reported in the Italian national paper Il Manifesto (article by Salvina Rissa), and Italian NGOs released a statement, available below.