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.

Drugreporter Film Sessions - Program

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

April 27, 2017

Forced To Be Healthy

Watch this film produced by Drug Users News at Drugreporter about Russian rehabilitation centres, where people are held for their own money, while violating their rights, and using inhumane methods.

April 10, 2017

People Who Use Drugs Clean-up Their Neighbourhood In Slovakia

“We wanted to show to the whole neighbourhood that people who use drugs are not indifferent and have a great power to do great things. It is only a matter of opportunity.” Odysseus, a Slovakian harm reduction NGO uses video advocacy to reach out local communities. 

March 27, 2017

FORBIDDEN - Comics

Forbidden is an issue of four comics produced by The Romanian Harm Reduction Network with the support of Drugreporter as part of the national campaign to support harm reduction in Romania.

Music And Psychedelics - An Interview With Mendel Kaelen


In this month’s Dose of Science, rather than focusing on a specific academic paper, we present an interview with Mendel Kaelen, a neuroscience researcher at Imperial College London, working in collaboration with Professor David Nutt and Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris. In this piece, we get an unprecedented window into the scientific conceptualization behind one of the world’s only active human neuroimaging laboratories investigating the effects of LSD in combination with music.

March 20, 2017

Drugreporter Film Sessions at the Harm Reduction International Conference: Call For Submissions! 

The Rights Reporter Foundation and Harm Reduction International now welcomes entries to the Drugreporter Film Sessions at the 25th Harm Reduction International Conference!/Rights Reporter Foundation et Harm Reduction International accueillent les propositions de films et de vidéos pour les séances Drugreporter à la 25e Conférence internationale en réduction des méfaits

March 9, 2017

"We Do Not Wish To Walk Indifferently Away"

Café Therapy is a restaurant in Prague, its employees are clients of drug rehabilitation services provided by the NGO SANANIM. Watch this video interview by David Pešek with Josef "Pepe" Sedivy about his mission and belief in the field of drug services.

February 24, 2017
2017. June 25.

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. June 22.

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.

2017. June 12.

'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.'

2017. June 5.

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!

2017. June 2.

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

2017. May 31.

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!   

2017. May 30.

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.

2017. May 25.

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

2017. May 22.

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