Watch some great sessions on video, recorded at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference in Denver, Colorado.
New Psychoactive Substances
The European Economic and Social Council (EESC) organized a public hearing on new psychoactive substances in Brussels on Wednesday
In its latest film the Drugreporter is searching for solutions to prevent lethal prescription drug overdoses in the United Sates
Commissioner Viviane Reding says the solution to the growing problem of legal highs is making them illegal – but declines to discuss the unintended consequences
A short video interview with Jean-Paul Grund on the drug ‘Krokodil.’ The interview was made on the occasion of a new and freely downloadable study, published in the International Journal on Drug Policy.
It is often said that society must be defended from drug users. But who defends drug users from society? A report from Bucharest, Romania.
The EU’s expert group on drugs has discussed how civil society can be involved in a more meaningful way in the formulation of drug policy
In this article, EDPI's Portuguese partner organization, APDES, argues against the recent ban on legal highs. They claim that prohibition will only drive the legal-highs trade underground, making it far harder to deal with.
Mephedrone has proved to be the most successful of the recent wave of novel psychoactive drugs to have appeared on the European recreational market. The only ‘legal high’ to have managed to enter users’ repertoires even after being banned in most countries, it also raised the question of how ‘phantom’ narcotics are to be dealt […]
Following the example of many other EU member states, Portugal has recently approved a restrictive law on legal highs – threatening to push the use of new psychoactive substances into the shadows.