Alin Rotaru, dubbed by the Romanian media, ”The Kings of Legal Highs”, was the owner of what was probably the first physical “ethnobotanical shop” in Romania, which opened in early 2008 in the eastern city of Galați. Read Drugreporter’s guest author Ștefan Iancu’s interview with him.
Drug Consumption Rooms
In its annual report, the International Narcotics Control Board scolds the US and Uruguay for reforming cannabis laws. At the same time, it fails to criticise Russia for blocking opiate substitution treatment in occupied Ukrainian territories, thereby endangering the lives of hundreds of people who use drugs. In our open letter, we ask the president […]
Films about drug policy reform from New Zealand to Europe, video advocacy trainings, conferences, reports and campaigns about harm reduction, consultation with decision makers at the national and European level – the Drugreporter Team had a very active year in 2014. Please read & download our colorful 2014 Annual Report and learn more!
At the national harm reduction conference in Budapest, presenters from Greece, Romania and Hungary reported that there are similar problems and challenges in relation to injecting drug use in Southern-Central Europe, but there are huge differences between government responses. Lack of political leadership is leading to growing HIV and hepatitis C infections among drug users […]
Do the recent structural changes to Portuguese harm reduction services threaten the stability and integrity of the country’s system? Our local EDPI partner, APDES, guides readers through this issue.
The president of Turkey declared a war on drugs – but is it really what his country needs? Read our report from Istanbul!
Harm Reduction International, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and the International Drug Policy Consortium have launched a ground-breaking study highlighting the funding crisis for harm reduction. Drugreporter filmed the presentation of the new report at the AIDS conference in Melbourne. Watch the very informative and important speeches of Maria Phelan, David Wilson and Tanya Deshko!
Read a report about our campaign for opening supervised injection sites in Budapest – and watch our campaign movie with English subtitles!
We recorded two important press conferences at the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne.
Drugreporter’s new movie, filmed at the the 2nd European Harm Reduction Conference in Basel, Switzerland, gives you an insight into the key issues surrounding harm reduction in Europe