TalkingDrugs

Opiates in the UK
Italy's drug laws have taken many twists and turns over the past century, culminating in recently passed legislation that liberalized the country's drug policy...
uruguay marijuana legalization

It now seems that Uruguay's regulatory framework for marijuana won't come into play until 2015.

On August 28, the day after the Uruguayan government began receiving the first applications to legally grow up to six cannabis plants per household, officials provided...
cannabis retail
With the implementation of regulatory frameworks for recreational cannabis in Colorado, Washington and the pending introduction in Uruguay, one of the key issues that...
GCDP War on Drugo
The global fight to reform drug laws and put an end to the war on drugs has gained a powerful new communications tool courtesy of the Global Commission on Drug Policy (...
punjab drug taking india
India's northwestern state of Punjab has been suffering from an epidemic of problematic drug use for years, though recent reports of abuse in treatment centers,...
World Ayahuasca Conference Ibiza
Following increasing global interest in the psychedelic brew ayahuasca, international experts will gather in Ibiza next month for the first ever World Ayahuasca...
Stigma discredits individuals and groups, reducing social status and creating "spoiled identities," says Goffman. It’s not a good thing. But hang on a...
Cracolandia de Bracos Abertos

Paticipants in the 'De Braços Abertos' program

As mentioned in previous posts, São Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad has implemented a unique approach to combating crack use in a run-down area of the city center....
The alleged collaboration between drug traffickers and government forces in pushing heroin during the 1970s in Italy brought on a devastating rise in opiate dependency...

Related Media

Why We Can't Arrest Our Way Out of the Drug Problem

Get involved in drug policy

Transnational Institute - drugs and democracy
Release: Drugs, The Law & Human RightsDrug ReporterTransform Drug Policy FoundationOpen Society Foundations
International Drug Policy ConsortiumYouthRISE for reducing drug related harmYODA - Youth Organisations for Drug ActionHarm Reduction International