May 20, 2016News, Legal Highs

How Sensationalist Media News Fuel Drug Prohibition

A case study by our guest author David Haddad on Methoxetamine, misinformed media and prohibition as a failed approach towards New Psychoactive Substances.

May 17, 2016

Let Us Live and Save Our Loved Ones

A struggle for making medical cannabis legal in Poland: an article by Iga Jeziorska on our new video produced by Paweł Libera and the Polish Drug Policy Network.

May 10, 2016

Polish Civil Society Reflects on UN Drug Summit

Why can you get a death sentence in Singapore for a joint, while in Colorado you can buy it at the shop? Read the report of our Polish guest authors about a discussion on UN drug policies in Warsaw! 

May 3, 2016

Dose of Science: Brain Volume Shrinkage After Alcohol

This month, we are going to talk about the world’s most used and abused drug, alcohol. Alcohol is so much a part of life in the Western world, that people often do not even notice that it is a drug. Given that alcohol is one of the most abused drugs in the world, it is of great importance to understand how it affects the brain. In this Dose of Science we are taking a look at alcohol’s effect on monkey brains.

May 2, 2016

Cannabis Reformers in the Serbian Parliament

Medical cannabis activists formed an alliance with a political party, in order to contest the parliamentary elections in Serbia. Read Irena Molnar's report from Belgrade, and watch the video!

April 26, 2016

Living and Dealing with Stigma

A study conducted by the Portuguese harm reduction NGO, APDES, presents how stigma affects the daily lives of drug users. 

The UNGASS on Drugs: Reform Aborted

After a long gestation, the UN drug reform experiment suffered a miscarriage. It seems the UN is not the catalyst of change but its mirror. Reformers can learn many lessons - but can also be proud of their achievements. 

April 20, 2016

The UN Summit on Drugs Ended Before It Began

The UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) adopted the outcome document without a debate, right before the real discussion could have started. 

April 19, 2016

Drug Policy is Race Policy

Hundreds of drug reformers gathered at the "Drug Policy and the Politics of Race" event, organised at Columbia University on Sunday, to discuss how repressive drug policies affect the lives of communities of colour. Watch our videos! 

April 12, 2016

This Is How Young Artists See the War on Drugs: The Winners of Our Poster Contest

We are glad to present the five best posters submitted to our poster contest targeting the UNGASS on drugs this year!

2016. May 20.

A case study by our guest author David Haddad on Methoxetamine, misinformed media and prohibition as a failed approach towards New Psychoactive Substances.

2016. May 17.

A struggle for making medical cannabis legal in Poland: an article by Iga Jeziorska on our new video produced by Paweł Libera and the Polish Drug Policy Network.

2016. May 10.

Why can you get a death sentence in Singapore for a joint, while in Colorado you can buy it at the shop? Read the report of our Polish guest authors about a discussion on UN drug policies in Warsaw! 

2016. May 2.

Medical cannabis activists formed an alliance with a political party, in order to contest the parliamentary elections in Serbia. Read Irena Molnar's report from Belgrade, and watch the video!

2016. April 26.

A study conducted by the Portuguese harm reduction NGO, APDES, presents how stigma affects the daily lives of drug users. 

2016. April 22.

After a long gestation, the UN drug reform experiment suffered a miscarriage. It seems the UN is not the catalyst of change but its mirror. Reformers can learn many lessons - but can also be proud of their achievements. 

2016. April 20.

The UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) adopted the outcome document without a debate, right before the real discussion could have started. 

2016. April 19.

Hundreds of drug reformers gathered at the "Drug Policy and the Politics of Race" event, organised at Columbia University on Sunday, to discuss how repressive drug policies affect the lives of communities of colour. Watch our videos! 

2016. April 12.

We are glad to present the five best posters submitted to our poster contest targeting the UNGASS on drugs this year!