In this short film we summarise what the community of people who use drugs in Portugal acknowledges about the famous drug policy model of Portugal, but also what they would like to see improved.
Drugreporter News | 2022 November
In this episode: Two New US States Legalised Cannabis. Colorado Decriminalised the Use of Psychedelics. Key Points of German Cannabis Regulation Leaked to the Press. Italy Bans Raves and Free Parties. Racist Drug War in Brazil. Harm Reduction Advocate Elected to Danish Parliament.
Harm Reduction in Athens – With the Eye of an Outsider
Seven years after our last visit, we returned to Athens to film about harm reduction in Greece, with a special focus on the first drug consumption room. Read our article and watch the movie we produced!
THE BLACK INITIATIVE: Fighting Brazil’s Racist Drug War
The war on drugs is an instrument of racism, which incites violence and hinders democratic development in Brazil. Watch our new short documentary to find out how a black civil society organization in Brazil, Iniciativa Negra, takes up the fight against this war on people.
How Will Czechia Legalise Cannabis?
The Czech Republic is the first country in Central-Eastern Europe that announced to make the non-medical use of cannabis legal. In this episode of Drugreporter Café, we present an interview with Jindrich Voboril, the National Drug Coordinator, who explained us how they will regulate the legal market.
Drugreporter News | 2022 August
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.
SWIT Animated Video Digest
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.”
LEt’s Talk about drugs – new MEthods of communication with youth (LET ME)
This short video summarises the activities of the “LET ME” Erasmus+ project.
Drugreporter News | June 2022
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.
The Wall of Shame – Why crack consumption rooms are needed in Paris
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.