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July 25, 2017

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. 

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, 2017

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

June 22, 2017

Polish Parliament Says Yes To Medical Cannabis

The Sejm has passed a law that is intended to allow patients to access cannabis preparations. These preparations will be available in pharmacies on a doctor’s prescription, and the raw substance shall be imported from abroad. 440 deputies voted yes, two were against, and one person abstained.

June 12, 2017

Is Crack [still] Wack? - The Need For Crack Cocaine HR Measures In Portugal

'Despite the fact that drug use has been decriminalised in Portugal, there seems to be a lasting resistance to framing drug use beyond public health and public disorder issues.'

June 5, 2017

A Day In The Life: The World Of Humans Who Use Drugs - The Full Movie

We are glad to publish our documentary movie  featuring one day in the life of people who use drugs from seven cities around the world!

June 2, 2017

Drugreporter Film Sessions at HRI Conference 2017 With Video Links

Watch online the films screened at the Drugreporter Film Sessions at HRI Conference, Montreal 2017.

May 31, 2017

The Time Is Now To Eliminate Hepatitis C

Humankind has the capacity and knowledge to eliminate the Hepatitis C virus from Earth - but stigma, prejudice and greed stand in the way. Watch our movie produced in cooperation with the Correlation Network and learn more!   

May 30, 2017

“Sport Isn't For Drug Users!” “…Or Is It?” “Really? Again??”

Watch the video of David Pešek (SANANIM, Czech Republic) about soccer, drugs, faith, honesty, equality, boundaries, relationships, trust, social workers, seven teams, and dozens of fans and spectators.

May 25, 2017

The HR17 Sessions

Watch 7 full sessions filmed at the 25th Harm Reduction International Conference!

May 22, 2017

At The Heart of the Response: Reunion of the International Harm Reduction Movement

Watch our conference movie and learn more about the key issues highlighted at the Harm Reduction International Conference in Montreal, 14-17 May 2017!    

May 16, 2017

Drugreporter Team Receives The International Rolleston Award 

We are honoured to recieve the most prestigious international award for harm reduction advocacy.

May 10, 2017

Dose of Science: marijuana as a substitute for opioid painkillers

In case you haven't heard, there is an opioid epidemic in the United States. The phenomenon is not driven by the use of illegal substances, rather it is caused in part by the overprescription of opioid based painkillers, such as Oxycontin. Exploratory studies have suggested that patients with access to medical cannabis reduce their intake of painkillers and hence potentially could help to tame the epidemic. Dose of Science takes a closer look. 

May 5, 2017

Foetus On Meth

Drugreporter's Czech partner SANANIM presents: “Public debate – Foetus on meth”. A debate about the consequences of drug use during pregnancy on both the mother and her newborn.

May 4, 2017

Drugreporter Film Sessions - Program

We are happy to announce the program of the Drugreporter Film Sessions at the Harm Reduction International Conference in Montreal! 

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