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Recent studies on drug treatment facilities in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic reveal a litany of abuse carried out in the name of rehabilitation, a practice that...

Illustration by Natalia Mikhailenko - Source: Andrey Rylkov Foundation 

The number of HIV cases in Russia has almost double in recent years, the country's main AIDS expert has declared, a crisis that is undeniably being stoked by the...
Colombia aerial fumigation of coca
The United States' continued defence of using glyphosate to spray Colombia's coca crops -- the raw material used to make cocaine -- despite the government's...
Cannabis club in Barcelona

A cannabis club in Barcelona

On the eve of municipal elections Barcelona’s mayor has threatened to close nearly 90 percent of the city’s cannabis social clubs (CSCs), a myopic proposal...

A supervised injection site in Geneva, Switzerland

Three cities in France have submitted applications to implement supervised injection sites (SISs) for drug users, becoming the first to do so under a groundbreaking law...
Methadone substitution therapy has been approved by the United Nations and widely used to treat drug addiction in many countries worldwide. In Russia, however, it...
The topics of stigma, judgments and misinformation are nothing new when it comes to discussions on methadone maintenance treatment (MMT), with patients having long faced...
A dynamic new campaign against drug prohibition has launched in Brazil, aiming to stimulate debate in a country that has been largely reluctant to broach the issue of...

Injection booths at the Dr. Peter Centre

Vancouver's celebrated supervised injection site (SIS) Insite has rightly garnered scores of media attention over the past decade. But, there is another, lesser-...

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