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2017. július 26.

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.

2017. július 25.

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!]

2017. július 18.

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! 

2017. július 7.

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! 

2017. július 6.

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 

2017. július 3.

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. 

2017. június 30.

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! 

2017. június 29.

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!

2017. június 25.

"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. június 22.

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.

2017. június 12.

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.'

2017. június 5.

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!

2017. június 2.

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.

2017. május 31.

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!   

2017. május 30.

“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.

2017. május 25.

The HR17 Sessions

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

2017. május 22.

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!    

2017. május 16.

Drugreporter Team Receives The International Rolleston Award 

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

2017. május 10.

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. 

2017. május 5.

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.

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