Police drug-detection dogs in NSW exhibit an alarming rate of false-positive detections for drugs among festival-goers, raising concerns about the effectiveness of strip-searches and other violent, degrading and humiliating policing responses to drugs.
As momentum for drug policy reform grows in Colombia, the growers of northern Cauca insist on a clear demand: that profits from legal regulation do not go to armed groups or big business, but to the growers themselves.
The Paradigma Youth Coalition present their response to the 2023 World Drug Report, emphasising the importance of involving young people in shaping progressive drug policies with evidence-based approaches, inclusivity and harm reduction at their core.
EHRA publish their latest edition of CHECK magazine, focusing on the disproportionate levels of stigmatisation and discrimination that women who use drugs face as a result of existing gender inequalities and prohibitionist policies.
The Civic Futures Initiative explore (among other 'wars') the impact that Duterte’s oppressive and securitised 'war on drugs' in the Philippines had on the civic space of those who advocate against the drug policy and document abuses under it.
This collection of essays puts into sharp relief that state-sanctioned and extrajudicial killings in the name of drug control have less to do with preserving cultural values and more to do with preserving political power.