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marcha cannabis Chile
Following the historic decision in Chile to allow cannabis cultivation for medicinal purposes, we outline how the program came about and what lies ahead for its...
Graph on drug harms
If we could assign 10 of the most frequently used drugs a “harm score,” which ones would come out on top? Furthermore, if we then determined which drugs...
Agios Stefanos prison

Agios Stefanos prison, Greece 

Agios Stefanos prison in Patras, Greece is the proud new home of the country's very first "prison" methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) program, where...
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A march for marijuana legalization in Brazil

If you want an introduction into your country's laws on cannabis, including everything from cultivation and transportation, to medicinal use and possession, then...
Individuals who engage in both the use and selling of illicit narcotics are an often overlooked group in the harm reduction narrative. The following paper highlights...
methadose ontario
September 1 has finally come and gone, and here in Ontario it marked the arrival of a new formulation of Methadone by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals know as "...
GCDP Commissioners

Members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP)

On September 9, the Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP) will release their groundbreaking new report, Taking Control: Pathways to Drug Policies that Work, at a...
A recent report highlights the disturbing trend of private -- and often abusive -- drug "rehabilitation" centers in Guatemala, a phenomenon that is sadly all...
I have lost so many friends and acquaintances to addiction that I have practice at coping with grief. But this time, I got a call about someone I was meant to help. Six...

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