Responses from 1000 Vox readers illuminate the four reasons why America's addiction treatment system is broken: Poor insurance coverage, lack of research, the lack of treatment methods which are proven to work and, finally, stigma.
Smith et al. use the theoretical framework proposed by Shiffman and Smith for policy agenda setting to describe and assess how political and legal barriers were overcome in the process of opening the drug control room opened in Liège in 2018.
IDPC is excited to announce that we are looking to appoint a Research and Advocacy Officer (fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave) to contribute to the smooth delivery of IDPC’s publications work plan and to support the network’s advocacy efforts.
A "self-summoned" national conference on drug policy reform, led by civil society organisations, will take place in February 2020 to resist the harms of 30 years of prohibition and punitive drug policy in Italy.
The new policy decriminalised drug use, but not possession. Since possession is almost always the main indicator that someone uses drugs, criminalising possession ends up criminalising all people who use drugs in Myanmar.