The international drug conventions were created to ensure the “health and welfare of mankind”, yet drug policies around the world continue to focus on criminal justice and repression rather than on health responses. Governments across the world should provide harm reduction and treatment interventions to reduce the harms associated with drug use, and ensure adequate access to essential medicines.
In addition to collective quantitative data and statistics, researchers in the United States are now multi-disciplinary aspects such as field work in their attempts to solve and eradicate the opioid crisis in the United States.
IDPC expresses concern about Commissioner Gaviria's endorsement of a presidential candidate whose proposals on drug policy are in stark contrast with the ones made by the Global Commission on Drug Policy.
'The Wallich', a Welsh charity finds that an increased supervision of substance use in Wales, would serve as a useful tool for the promotion of public health and would reduce drug related deaths considerably.