July 23, 2015News, Harm Reduction

Drugreporter wins first prize with our movie, "Room in the 8th District"

Our advocacy film has won the award for best documentary at the Kreatív Magazine’s annual webvideo contest.

July 21, 2015

Activists in Indonesia Plan to use Cameras in the Fight Against the Drug War

On 6-10 July, 2015, fifteen activists participated in video advocacy training provided by the HCLU and the Indonesian Drug Users' Network (PKNI) in Jakarta, Indonesia.

July 12, 2015

Odyseus Calls for Common Solutions on Drugs in Slovakia

Slovakia needs to find a common solution to guarantee harm reduction for all in need - argues a local harm reduction provider, Odyseus, in a video produced jointly with Drugreporter.

July 8, 2015

Film Festival Call for Submissions

The Indivor International Harm Reduction Film Festival 2015 will be a highlight of  the  24th International Harm Reduction Conference  to take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Since 2010, the Festival has been concurrently run for the general public.

July 7, 2015

Harm Reduction Services End in Montenegro

Harm reduction service provision ended in Montenegro on June 30th 2015, due to the fact that Montenegro is classified as an upper- middle-income country, and as such, is not eligible for further funding from the Global Fund to Defeat Tuberculosis, AIDS and Malaria.

July 2, 2015

The Myth of a Final Solution in the War Against Legal Highs

"Legal highs: could this be the end of the road?" – asks Joe Shuts in his article, published in The Telegraph. He refers to the new blanket ban the UK government has recently introduced to stop the flood of so-called legal highs, new psychoactive substances which have been spreading all over Europe since 2009. Should other governments follow the British example and adopt similar bans? The answer has to be a resounding "No". 

June 26, 2015News, Harm Reduction

We Need Room for Change!

Drugreporter, in cooperation with seven other NGOs, proudly presents the new international campaign Room for Change—because we need to change the way we respond to urban drug problems.

June 11, 2015

In Search of a Drug Consumption Room - The Open Veins of Drug Users

A blend of poverty and lack of education, coupled with public hypocrisy and the absence of any real and efficient policies – it’s a recipe for a lethal Romanian cocktail which could prove to be more dangerous for drug addicts than the drugs themselves. The number of hard drug users in the country is steadily rising, while their average age is falling, with consumption-related diseases spreading faster than ever. It’s a situation that requires an urgent change in public views and national policies.

May 26, 2015

Cannabis – Healer or Killer?

During the last few months in Poland, cannabis has been receiving a good deal of attention. This is a result of a few events - both positive and negative - which have placed the issue of cannabis regulation in the mainstream media limelight.

May 14, 2015

The Battle for Harm Reduction Continues in Budapest

The HCLU’s Drugreporter has warned that rates of hepatitis-C infection among injecting drug users in Budapest almost doubled between 2011 and 2014 – in a period when access to harm reduction programs rapidly decreased. Government politicians are still denying the reality, and accuse harm reduction advocates of exaggerating the problem.
2015. July 23.

Our advocacy film has won the award for best documentary at the Kreatív Magazine’s annual webvideo contest.

2015. July 21.

On 6-10 July, 2015, fifteen activists participated in video advocacy training provided by the HCLU and the Indonesian Drug Users' Network (PKNI) in Jakarta, Indonesia.

2015. July 12.

Slovakia needs to find a common solution to guarantee harm reduction for all in need - argues a local harm reduction provider, Odyseus, in a video produced jointly with Drugreporter.

2015. July 8.

The Indivor International Harm Reduction Film Festival 2015 will be a highlight of  the  24th International Harm Reduction Conference  to take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Since 2010, the Festival has been concurrently run for the general public.

2015. July 7.

Harm reduction service provision ended in Montenegro on June 30th 2015, due to the fact that Montenegro is classified as an upper- middle-income country, and as such, is not eligible for further funding from the Global Fund to Defeat Tuberculosis, AIDS and Malaria.

2015. July 2.

"Legal highs: could this be the end of the road?" – asks Joe Shuts in his article, published in The Telegraph. He refers to the new blanket ban the UK government has recently introduced to stop the flood of so-called legal highs, new psychoactive substances which have been spreading all over Europe since 2009. Should other governments follow the British example and adopt similar bans? The answer has to be a resounding "No". 

2015. June 26.

Drugreporter, in cooperation with seven other NGOs, proudly presents the new international campaign Room for Change—because we need to change the way we respond to urban drug problems.

2015. June 11.

A blend of poverty and lack of education, coupled with public hypocrisy and the absence of any real and efficient policies – it’s a recipe for a lethal Romanian cocktail which could prove to be more dangerous for drug addicts than the drugs themselves. The number of hard drug users in the country is steadily rising, while their average age is falling, with consumption-related diseases spreading faster than ever. It’s a situation that requires an urgent change in public views and national policies.

2015. May 26.

During the last few months in Poland, cannabis has been receiving a good deal of attention. This is a result of a few events - both positive and negative - which have placed the issue of cannabis regulation in the mainstream media limelight.