Illicit Drugs Are Not the Only Problem — It’s Outdated Drug Policy That Needs Fixing by Fernando Henrique Cardoso

Huffington Post Fernando Henrique Cardoso Former President of Brazil April 11, 2016 São Paulo, Brazil — Next week the United Nations is convening the largest gathering on drug policy that the world has seen in two decades. It was the brainchild of three Latin American presidents — from Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico —

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Illicit Drugs Are Not the Only Problem — It’s Outdated Drug Policy That Needs Fixing by Fernando Henrique Cardoso

Huffington Post Fernando Henrique Cardoso Former President of Brazil April 11, 2016 São Paulo, Brazil — Next week the United Nations is convening the largest gathering on drug policy that the world has seen in two decades. It was the brainchild of three Latin American presidents — from Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico —

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Activists refute Chinese, Russian claims of drug abuse reduction

Activists refute Chinese, Russian claims of drug abuse reduction Stated success of strict prohibition policies undermined by increased demand for rehab services and rising disease rates By Luke Vargas – April 5, 2016 A female opium addict hides her face at the Mazar-i-Sharif detox centre in Afghanistan. January 18, 2011. Flickr photo:

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Activists refute Chinese, Russian claims of drug abuse reduction

Activists refute Chinese, Russian claims of drug abuse reduction Stated success of strict prohibition policies undermined by increased demand for rehab services and rising disease rates By Luke Vargas – April 5, 2016 A female opium addict hides her face at the Mazar-i-Sharif detox centre in Afghanistan. January 18, 2011. Flickr photo:

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The UN’s war on drugs is a failure. Is it time for a different approach?

The UN’s war on drugs is a failure. Is it time for a different approach? A policy of prohibition has put the drugs trade in the hands of criminals and led to suffering for millions. Now there are hopes a special United Nations session will see reform  Wilson Pineda, a

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The UN’s war on drugs is a failure. Is it time for a different approach?

The UN’s war on drugs is a failure. Is it time for a different approach? A policy of prohibition has put the drugs trade in the hands of criminals and led to suffering for millions. Now there are hopes a special United Nations session will see reform  Wilson Pineda, a

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29 March 2016: Interview with President Zedillo on PBS

PBS TV: Open Mind Former Mexico President Ernesto Zedillo talks about rewriting drug policy in the following interview.  http://www.thirteen.org/openmind/foreign-affairs/el-presidente/5385/

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Interview with President Zedillo on PBS

PBS TV: Open Mind Former Mexico President Ernesto Zedillo talks about rewriting drug policy in the following interview.  http://www.thirteen.org/openmind/foreign-affairs/el-presidente/5385/

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Ending the war on drugs by Richard Branson

By Richard Branson As a member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, I have long argued that we need a different approach to drug policy, one that prioritises health over punishment, one that looks at the available evidence and draws the right conclusions. My fellow Commissioners, many of them former

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29 March 2016: Ending the war on drugs by Richard Branson

By Richard Branson As a member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, I have long argued that we need a different approach to drug policy, one that prioritises health over punishment, one that looks at the available evidence and draws the right conclusions. My fellow Commissioners, many of them former

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