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Indonesia death penalty for drug offense
Our Linking Organisation in Indonesia, Rumah Cemara, has written to the President of Indonesia to strongly condemn his decision to give the go-ahead to execute six...

A sisa user in Greece. Source: Vice

Greece's left-wing Syriza party looks set to win the country's upcoming election on the platform of alleviating the economic crisis that has brought Greece to...
Following the recent tragic death of four people in the UK from taking PMMA -- thinking it was MDMA -- Release has put together this great infographic outlining the key...
mexico opium poppy cultivation

Mexican authorities eradicate opium poppies

Afghan brown, black tar, Colombian white. All distinct physical and chemical variations of "street" heroin. Different colors, different names, different...
Discarded syringe
Concerns are growing over the disruption in treatment for people living with HIV and tuberculosis in Eastern Ukraine where fighting in the rebel-controlled territories...
In the coming years, Myanmar will legally sell coffee to China instead of illicitly selling opium; at least that is how the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (...
Kenya IV drug use

IV drug users in Malindi, Kenya. Source: Mia Collis/PBS NewsHour

Kenya recently opened the country's first ever opioid substitution treatment (OST) program, becoming the sixth Sub-Saharan African country where OST is available....
Iran women drugs

Women in a drug treatment center in Iran. Source: Washington Post

Women are frequently marginalized from harm reduction services in Iran despite the growing number of females battling problematic drug use. A handful of media...
track marks

Source: Studio L

Often viewed as one of the most telltale signs of a true "junkie," there is no doubt about the stigma that comes with track marks. It has been three great...

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