There has been a media outcry about a leaked video in which the Finnish Prime Minister is partying with her friends. She is now accused of using cocaine. This whole scandal is a textbook example of what’s wrong with our attitudes to young people and drugs.
Drug policy news from around the world! In this episode: Brittney Griner Is Sentenced to 9 Years in a Russian Penal Colony. Colombia’s first leftist president says war on drugs has failed. Joint Statement of Three EU Ministers on Cannabis Reform. Civil Society Demands Balanced EU Funding for Drug Policies. New Drug Decriminalisation E-Course.
Civil society organisations sent an open letter to the EU Commission to criticise the new call for drug policy grant proposals that almost only focuses on law enforcement and excludes harm reduction.
This brief overview of the Hungarian system of diversion from the criminal justice system (elterelés) was prepared and submitted to contribute to the assessment of the European Commission on alternatives to criminal sanctions for drug offenders in Europe (PDF).
“Drugs can kill” – This is how the preface of the newly published World Drug Report, written by the director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime – the Egyptian Ghada Waly – begins. But is it drugs or bad drug policies that kill people?
Drugreporter and SWAN – The Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN) co-produced this new animated series, based on the 6 chapters of “SWIT, The Sex Worker Implementation Tool.”
This short video summarises the activities of the “LET ME” Erasmus+ project.
In this episode: The wall of shame: Why crack consumption rooms are needed in Paris. Canada to decriminalize some drugs in British Columbia for three years. Italy’s recent decision to ban ayahuasca. Australia: Pill testing really does reduce the risk of harm for drug users. New US Drug Control Strategy in the midst of the Overdose Crisis.
In the last 3 decades marginalized people who use crack in Paris have been chased from one public park to the other by the police. Recently the police even built a wall to block the users from the rest of society. This new documentary explores the history of crack in Paris, and amplifies the voices of experts and residents who call for a better solution: safe crack consumption rooms.
In this episode. Ukrainian people who use drugs in danger! The war endangers the future of harm reduction in Russia. Bill to legalise cannabis passes U.S. House. Taliban Poppy Ban Worsens Poverty in Afghanistan, Experts Warn. Amsterdam Mayor Wants To Ban Tourists From Cannabis Coffee Shops. We can produce these videos with your support only!