Regulation and Control

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. március 27.

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.

2016. december 14.

German Cities Move Forward With Cannabis Reform - An Interview With Georg Wurth, Chairman of the German Cannabis Association

While the federal government of Germany does not dare to change cannabis laws, cities like Berlin and Düsseldorf are taking over the lead in reform. We interviewed Georg Wurth, the chairman of the German Cannabis Association about the situation. 

2016. november 2.

A DAY IN THE LIFE: The World of Humans Who Use Drugs - Trailer and screening dates!

We proudly present Drugreporter's new feature documentary: A Day in the Life. Produced by drug users and activists, the movie features the different realities of the global war on drugs by guiding us through one day in the life of people who use drugs in seven cities of the world. Watch the new trailer and check out screening dates and news about the film!

2016. szeptember 22.

Dose of Science: Psychedelics and Long-Term Mental Health

A psychedelic renaissance is happening right now; but before classic hallucinogenic drugs can be accepted into mainstream medicine, their safety must be demonstrated. To move towards this goal, Norwegian scientists published a study claiming that psychedelics are not linked to long-term mental health problems; these findings, however, were quickly challenged. Dose of Science takes a look at the debate.

2016. szeptember 5.

"Italy Has Reached a Point of No Return on Cannabis Legalisation"

Marco Perduca is a leading cannabis reform advocate in Italy and he was one of the first civil society representative who spoke up against the drug conventions at the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs. We interviewed him about the prospects of cannabis law reform in Italy. 

2016. július 21.

The Amendment of the Bulgarian Narcotic Substances and Precursors Control Act

In June 2016, an amendment to the Bulgarian Narcotic Substances and Precursors Control Act came into force. Read the notes of an eye-witness. 

 

2016. június 23.

Harm Reduction in Vienna

The reporters of our Russian language video blog, DUnews, visited Vienna in March to find out what Eastern-European and Central-Asian countries can learn from its advanced urban harm reduction system. Read their report and watch their video! 

2016. június 9.

Civil Society Must Fight Global Crackdown

The exclusion of non-governmental representatives from the UN High-Level Meeting on AIDS is not an isolated incident, but part of a global crackdown on civil society. To fight back, we need to understand the crucial role of NGOs in policy development.  

2016. június 8.

The Renaissance of Psychedelic Research

The research with psychedelic drugs can change our understanding of the human mind. Watch our video report from the International Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research! Watch some of the key presentations too!

2016. június 7.

Public Debate About Decriminalisation of Drugs in the Czech Republic

A public debate on the possibilities and limits of decriminalisation was organised by SANANIM NGO in the Czech Republic on 1st June. Read this article and watch the video to find out more about the event. 

2016. június 6.

Inaugural Conference on Medicinal Cannabis in Hungary

Leading national and international experts and activists discussed barriers and opportunities at the first conference on medical cannabis in Hungary.  

2016. május 17.

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.

2016. május 2.

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!

2016. április 22.

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. 

2016. április 20.

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. 

2016. április 19.

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! 

2016. április 12.

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. március 31.

Governments Disagree Over Global Drug Control - Video Report from the Commission on Narcotics Drugs 2016

Drugreporter’s video advocacy team filmed key speeches and interviewed some of the participants at the UN's drug meeting in Vienna - please watch and share our movie! 

2016. március 14.

Growing Disagreement at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

While Colombia and the Czech Republic spoke up for drug policy reform at the opening day of the CND, others such as Russia or Thailand prefer the status quo and oppose any changes. 

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