The report found that states with punitive policies were associated with greater odds of neonatal abstinence syndrome immediately and in the longer term, but there was no association between neonatal abstinence syndrome and states with reporting policies.
IDPC and GDPO unpick key issues raised by the 2019 World Drug Report through the lens of public health, including the expansion of regulated cannabis markets, the non-medical use of tramadol in Africa and challenges related to data-collection.
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.
This report highlights the role played by civil society in its engagement with regional and international organisations as well as identifying the challenges that it encounters such as a lack of transparency.
This report summarises key issues related to HIV and people who inject drugs in Europe and Central Asia as well as identifies priority options for action to improve the HIV response for this population.
Government, civil society and community representatives discussed the state of play of debates in Vienna as well as developments in the field of human rights, development, public health and novel trends.