Iran Human Rights documents a reduction in the number of drug-related executions, but decries dozens of executions carried during discussions of amendments to the Anti-Narcotics law, which will commute several thousand sentences.
Maziyar Ghiabi, guest editor of the special issue explains the 3 main purposes of this issue: complementarity, questions of methods and discipline, and finally to challenge the established assumptions about the place of drugs in the social sciences.
Recent evidence suggests that allowing access to medical cannabis may reduce the frequency of opioid overdoses. This is particularly pertinent in India as certain regions have become increasingly gripped by a deadly opioid crisis.
75 countries met for the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan on the 4th and 5th October 2016, along with 26 international organisations and agencies. The Afghan government presented its plan for reform, which was endorsed by those countries attending, which pledged $15 billion toward maintaining…
This civil society letter led by IDPC requests ASEAN to establish opportunities for civil society organisations and affected communities to participate in the official process for the development of the new ASEAN strategy and work-plan on the use and supply of drugs.
The government will push to remove provisions of the country’s anti-narcotics law that require drug users to register with authorities and stipulates prison time for those who fail to do so, according to Colonel Zaw Win Tun of the Myanmar Police Force.