Commissioner Obasanjo on the Model Drug Law for West Africa and the need for sensible drug policies

Read the original article on Medium. Replacing the War on Drugs: it is time for sensible drug policies Peace and war take many forms. When US President Nixon declared a War on Drugs in 1971 it sounded like a swift concerted effort after which there would be peace, something better

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Ruth Dreifuss et Louise Arbour dans Le Temps: “Drogues et prisons: la faillite d’une politique”

Lire l’article original dans Le Temps Dans une tribune, Ruth Dreifuss et Louise Arbour plaident pour des alternatives à la détention pour les délinquants qui occupent le bas de la pyramide criminelle de la drogue et n’exercent ni violence ni responsabilité. Depuis la fin des années 1980, la population carcérale mondiale

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Khalid Tinasti dans L’Economiste: “Drogues: Ce que la classification erronée coûte au Maroc”

Lire l’article original dans L’Economiste Drogues: Ce que la classification erronée coûte au Maroc Par Khalid TINASTI | Edition N°:5581 Le 29/08/2019 | Partager Khalid Tinasti est secrétaire exécutif de la Global Commission on Drug Policy et chercheur invité au Global Studies Institute de l’Université de Genève (Ph. KT) Dans notre imaginaire collectif,

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Commissioner George Shultz in the Financial Times: “We cannot win the war on drugs by obsessing over supply”

Read original article in the Financial Times The news that Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $572m by the state of Oklahoma over its contribution to the US opioid crisis is just the latest skirmish in a seemingly never-ending war on drugs. The drug war never ends because the

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Commissioner Branson: “Four drug policies proven to save lives”

Read original article in Virgin Earlier this month, I was saddened to see the Scottish Government’s latest statistics on drug-related deaths. The report stated there were 1,187 drug-related deaths last year. That’s a 27 per cent increase on the year before – the highest rate in the EU. Despite these

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Commissioner Gallop Interviewed by ABC News Breakfast (Australia)

Click here to watch the interview by ABC News Breakfast (Australia)

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Commissioners Gaviria and Kazatchkine in Reforma: “Dos problemas de salud”

Leer artículo original en Reforma César Gaviria y Michel Kazatchkine, Miembros de la Comisión Global de Política de Drogas: México es uno de los ejemplos más llamativos del fracaso y las consecuencias negativas de la prohibición y la represión. Hace trece años, la administración mexicana decidió poner fin al narcotráfico

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Commissioner Gallop in The Sydney Morning Herald: Former WA premier Geoff Gallop appointed to drug reform think tank

Read original article in The Sydney Morning Herald Former West Australian premier Geoff Gallop says he will be “knocking on the door of governments” after becoming the first Australian to join other world leaders on the panel of an international think tank on drug reform. Dr Gallop, an Emeritus Professor

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Press Release: The Global Commission Welcomes Dr. Geoff Gallop as New Member

(Geneva, 22 July 2019) The members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy are delighted to welcome as new member Dr. Geoff Gallop, Former Premier of Western Australia. Emeritus Professor Geoff Gallop is a leading Australian academic, politician and advocate. He was the 27th Premier of Western Australia (2001-2006), where

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Commissioners Clark and Lagos in La Razón: Lista errónea de las drogas – La clasificación responde más a la historia y a la política que a la ciencia.

Leer artículo original en La Razón Helen Clark y Ricardo Lagos de la Comisión Global de Política de Drogas: Muchas veces, cuando la gente piensa en las drogas y en quienes las consumen, evoca imágenes de “yonquis” que se inyectan heroína en la calle o de jóvenes profesionales que “echan

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