November 20, 2014News, Marijuana Policies

Constitutional Court of Poland Backs Medical Marijuana

Poland's Constitutional Court recently concluded, in a legally binding ruling, that the county’s drug law needs to be amended. Find out why!

November 19, 2014News, Legal Highs

DR. ZEE - THE MAN WHO DISCOVERED MEPHEDRONE

Watch our video interview with the man who discovered Mephedrone, the drug also known as Meow-Meow! 

November 17, 2014

Infographic: Romania’s second plague - Tuberculosis

Check out our new infographic on Romania, where the poor health services provided for injecting drug users lead to increased shared needle use driven by new psychoactive substances. All of this has caused a surge in new HIV cases, and the revival of tuberculosis among people who use drugs.

October 28, 2014

Report of the HCLU-Drugreporter and INPUD Joint training on Video Advocacy

Drug User activists from all around the world gathered in Budapest, to learn how to make movies to advocate for drug policy reform and harm reduction.

October 17, 2014

Legalisation of Marijuana is a Political Taboo in Bulgaria

Bulgarian society seems to be in a state of apathy when it comes to decriminalisation of drug use. Neither a so-called “reform” of the drugs law (making it harsher than ever), nor an outrageous fine for the pro-legalisation Green party, was a loud enough wake-up call for Bulgaria to distance itself from the current punishment-based approach. Read the guest article from human rights expert journalist Krassen Nikolov.

October 14, 2014

This is Why Needle Exchange Services are Needed in Budapest

The recent closure of the largest needle and syringe exchange program in Budapest raised a lot of concerns. Read how the leader of a similar service, ArtEra, sees the changing landscape for injecting drug users in the Hungarian capital.

October 7, 2014

Structural Changes Threaten Harm Reduction in Portugal

Do the recent structural changes to Portuguese harm reduction services threaten the stability and integrity of the country’s system? Our local EDPI partner, APDES, guides readers through this issue.

October 6, 2014

Turkey’s War on Drugs

The president of Turkey declared a war on drugs - but is it really what his country needs? Read our report from Istanbul! 

October 1, 2014

Sex Workers in New Zealand: The Decriminalisation Model

New Zealand decided to decriminalise sex work in 2003. Please watch our film and learn how sex workers see the impact of this law on their daily lives!

September 30, 2014

Serbian Youth Deserves Proper Party Scene Harm Reduction

Recreational drug use is  common in party settings among Serbian youth– a recent large scale study concluded  - bringing further evidence for the need to make party harm reduction services widely available across the country.

2014. November 20.

Poland's Constitutional Court recently concluded, in a legally binding ruling, that the county’s drug law needs to be amended. Find out why!

2014. November 19.

Watch our video interview with the man who discovered Mephedrone, the drug also known as Meow-Meow! 

2014. November 17.

Check out our new infographic on Romania, where the poor health services provided for injecting drug users lead to increased shared needle use driven by new psychoactive substances. All of this has caused a surge in new HIV cases, and the revival of tuberculosis among people who use drugs.

2014. October 28.

Drug User activists from all around the world gathered in Budapest, to learn how to make movies to advocate for drug policy reform and harm reduction.

2014. October 17.

Bulgarian society seems to be in a state of apathy when it comes to decriminalisation of drug use. Neither a so-called “reform” of the drugs law (making it harsher than ever), nor an outrageous fine for the pro-legalisation Green party, was a loud enough wake-up call for Bulgaria to distance itself from the current punishment-based approach. Read the guest article from human rights expert journalist Krassen Nikolov.

2014. October 14.

The recent closure of the largest needle and syringe exchange program in Budapest raised a lot of concerns. Read how the leader of a similar service, ArtEra, sees the changing landscape for injecting drug users in the Hungarian capital.

2014. October 7.

Do the recent structural changes to Portuguese harm reduction services threaten the stability and integrity of the country’s system? Our local EDPI partner, APDES, guides readers through this issue.

2014. October 6.

The president of Turkey declared a war on drugs - but is it really what his country needs? Read our report from Istanbul! 

2014. October 1.

New Zealand decided to decriminalise sex work in 2003. Please watch our film and learn how sex workers see the impact of this law on their daily lives!