"Reconquering Drug Policies From Hysterical Minds" - Interview with Òscar Parés

The Catalonian parliament has recently adopted a new law to regulate the cannabis market. We interviewed Òscar Parés, the deputy director of the International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research & Service to learn more about the cannabis reconquista movement in Spain.  

July 26, 2017

Dose Of Science: What Makes Psychedelics Different?

Whilst experiences with psychedelic drugs share common elements, psychedelics are, chemically speaking, a broad class of drugs. In this Dose of Science, we take a look at a study that has measured the pharmacological properties of 35 psychedelic substances, shining some light on the similarities and differences between their biochemical profiles.

The EU Adopts Its Most Progressive Drug Action Plan Ever

Although it was without much fanfare that the European Commission, in July 2017, published the new Action Plan on Drugs (2017-2020), the drug policy community should celebrate it as a great achievement both for its progressive content and for the meaningful involvement of civil society in its preparation. [There is a Polish, Estonian, Hungarian and Serbian translation of this article!]

July 18, 2017

Without Shift: Harm Reduction After Global Fund in Serbia

As of 3 years ago, Serbia stopped being eligible for funding from the Global Fund, which resulted in the closure of harm reduction programs around the country. Our movie gives you a glimpse of the desperate situation faced by injecting drug users in Serbia, and also explores the consequences of the closure of needle exchange programs in Belgrade, whilst trying to assess the current situation in the country! 

July 7, 2017

President Jokowi, We (Want To) Love You!

The Indonesian president declared a war on people who use drugs. Community activists responded with a short video, explaining why the hate campaign launched by the government is ineffective and wrong. Please support their fight by watching and sharing this movie! 

July 6, 2017News

Our Film "A Day in the Life" Won a Gold Medal! 

The Online Video Award for best documentary in Hungary was given to the Rights Reporter Foundation by Kreativ.hu 

July 3, 2017

Orban’s Massive Orwellian Propaganda Campaign

Viktor Orban and his populist government have taken their anti-Soros, anti-NGO hate campaign to a new, scary level. 

June 30, 2017

Harm Reduction In Macedonia

Healthy Options Project Skopje (Macedonia) has launched a new campaign to save underfunded harm reduction programmes which are a huge success in the region. Watch the video we produced with them and learn more! 

June 29, 2017

Cannabis In Italy: Between Criminalisation And Legalisation

"The question is no longer whether cannabis will be legalized, but when." Watch this 3 minutes animated video clip produced by a member of our global video networkCILD, explaining why cannabis should be legalized in Italy!

June 25, 2017

"We Are On The Right Side Of History" - An Interview With Jamie Bridge

Today, on the 26th of June, activists from all over the world are taking action against global drug prohibition under the "Support. Don't Punish" slogan. Please read our interview with the coordinator of the campaign, Jamie Bridge, who is a senior policy and operations manager at the International Drug Policy Consortium

2017. August 23.

The Catalonian parliament has recently adopted a new law to regulate the cannabis market. We interviewed Òscar Parés, the deputy director of the International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research & Service to learn more about the cannabis reconquista movement in Spain.  

2017. July 26.

Whilst experiences with psychedelic drugs share common elements, psychedelics are, chemically speaking, a broad class of drugs. In this Dose of Science, we take a look at a study that has measured the pharmacological properties of 35 psychedelic substances, shining some light on the similarities and differences between their biochemical profiles.

2017. July 25.

Although it was without much fanfare that the European Commission, in July 2017, published the new Action Plan on Drugs (2017-2020), the drug policy community should celebrate it as a great achievement both for its progressive content and for the meaningful involvement of civil society in its preparation. [There is a Polish, Estonian, Hungarian and Serbian translation of this article!]

2017. July 18.

As of 3 years ago, Serbia stopped being eligible for funding from the Global Fund, which resulted in the closure of harm reduction programs around the country. Our movie gives you a glimpse of the desperate situation faced by injecting drug users in Serbia, and also explores the consequences of the closure of needle exchange programs in Belgrade, whilst trying to assess the current situation in the country! 

2017. July 7.

The Indonesian president declared a war on people who use drugs. Community activists responded with a short video, explaining why the hate campaign launched by the government is ineffective and wrong. Please support their fight by watching and sharing this movie! 

2017. July 6.

The Online Video Award for best documentary in Hungary was given to the Rights Reporter Foundation by Kreativ.hu 

2017. July 3.

Viktor Orban and his populist government have taken their anti-Soros, anti-NGO hate campaign to a new, scary level. 

2017. June 30.

Healthy Options Project Skopje (Macedonia) has launched a new campaign to save underfunded harm reduction programmes which are a huge success in the region. Watch the video we produced with them and learn more! 

2017. June 29.

"The question is no longer whether cannabis will be legalized, but when." Watch this 3 minutes animated video clip produced by a member of our global video networkCILD, explaining why cannabis should be legalized in Italy!