The 2011 amendment of the Polish drug law was a good first step, but a lot more has to be done to help people with addictions and strengthen the effectiveness of the country's harm reduction efforts.
European Drug Policy
Just days after cannabis was legalised in Colorado and Washington states, regulation of weed became a new hot issue in Bulgaria, after two fundamentally different poll results were published.
Drugreporter proudly presents the second part of HCLU’s documentary on Portugal’s reformist drug policy approach.
Real decriminalization efforts are still lagging behind in Europe because of foot-dragging on the part of member states, Drugreporter learned at a Brussels conference dedicated to the EU's next drug strategy.
Prominent Polish politicians and celebrities have expressed their belief in the need for a move away from prohibition-based drug policies and the promotion of a science-based approach, under the umbrella of The Global Commission on Drug Policy.
Rules and laws related to the possession and use of illicit drugs in Serbia give a lot of room for interpretation. Does this pose a threat, or could it be understood as a form of fake “decriminalization”?
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The HCLU’s movie presents drug policies in Portugal ten years after the decriminalization of drug use – watch it and share it with your friends on Facebook!
It’s a well-known phenomenon in most western countries, that the media tends to try to conform to expectations implicit in the drug prohibition approach. Read what is HCLUs solution to this issue.
Watch the second EDPI film from Bulgaria about the pioneering harm reduction work done by our partner, Initiative for Health Foundation