Nelson and Dumbili introduce a special issue of 'Drugs, Habits and Social Policy' that sheds light on the social and structural drivers of opioid use in the continent, and the impacts of restrictive policy.
The Robert Carr Fund's innovative grant-making model contributes to the empowerment of organizations engaged in HIV response through long-term funding, flexible core funding, and deliberate efforts towards shifting power to civil society.
The Global Commission on Drug Policy calls for an end to the criminalisation and neglect experienced by people who use drugs and fueling these global pandemics, urging for the scale-up of services and recognition of community leadership.
The CSFD urges EU institutions to safeguard human rights commitments and call for an immediate ceasefire, ensuring that humanitarian aid includes access to controlled medicines and the continuity of drug services.
Harm Reduction International highlight key debates, decisions and documents in which drug control and its impact on human rights were analysed and addressed at the 54th session of the Human Rights Council.
The Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation outlines how social responsibility and equity can be enhanced within Canadian cannabis legislation, emphasising the inclusion of underrepresented racialised people and genders, reparations for the harms of cannabis prohibition through reinvestment of taxes, and amnesty for previous cannabis convictions.