IDHDP will be hosting a session where policies on treating stimulant use, particularly crack cocaine, will feature along with what new thinking needs to take place to stem the terrible violence taking place in South American producer and transit countries.
Busted: You Have The Right NOT To Remain Silent is a documentary project that aims to contribute to the international debate about drug policies and drug law reform. They are launching a raising campaign via crowdfounding to support the film.
Mexico's new president has outlined a security strategy aimed at reducing drug-related violence that, rhetorically at least, contrasts starkly with the emphasis his predecessor placed on using force to go after the cartels.
The Mexican government enacted a controversial law aimed at giving recognition and recourse to tens of thousands of victims of the drug-related violence that has raged across the nation for the last six years.
The resolution incorporates the proposal of President Felipe Calderon on the necessity of holding a General Assembly Special Session to review current policies and strategies to confront the global drug problem. The session will take place at the beginning of 2016.
The Global Commission on Drug Policy (GDCP) met in the Polish capital in October to discuss the disappointing impact of the war on drugs on public health in Eastern Europe, and the prospects for change around the world.
Obama has the opportunity to harmonize the discourse with the programs implemented on the ground and to join the presidents of countries like Guatemala, Colombia, and Uruguay who are calling for drug reform.
These scenarios are stories about what 'could' happen in the future in and around the hemispheric drug system, based on current trends, and including relevant political, economic, social, cultural and international dynamics.