Read original article in Metro UK. A group including 12 former heads of state has called for drugs to be legalised worldwide, as the war on drugs has ‘failed’, a report published today said. The report ‘Regulation: The Responsible Control of Drugs’ by the Global Commission on Drug Policy found
El País: El expresidente Zedillo urge a México a pasar de la prohibición a la regulación de las drogas (Former president Zedillo urges Mexico to go from prohibition to regulation of drugs)
Read original article in El País. La guerra global contra las drogas ha fracasado y México es el mejor ejemplo de ello. Así de contundente se muestra un grupo de especialistas de la Universidad de Yale y del Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) capitaneado por el expresidente mexicano Ernesto
El Universal: México está listo para regular drogas: César Gaviria (Mexico is ready to regulate drugs)
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Statement of the Global Commission on Drug Policy on the “Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem”
(Geneva, 23 September) The Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem, hosted by the US Administration on 24 September at the UN, signals the continuation of inefficient, costly and harmful policies. These policies result in punitive law enforcement, militarization, mass incarceration, forced treatment, and broken families and communities.
EFE: Ernesto Zedillo reconoce mala estrategia en su sexenio (Commissioner Zedillo recognizes failed strategy of prohibition)
Ernesto Zedillo critica guerra contra el narcotráfico, reconoce mala estrategia en su sexenio Regeneración, 24 de septiembre del 2018.-Durante la presentación del Segundo informe de la Comisión Global de Política de Drogas, el expresidente de México, Ernesto Zedillo, reconoció que siguió “políticas equivocadas” en el tema de las drogas y
Globe and Mail: “Commission calls for ‘responsible control’ of illicit drugs through legalization, regulation”
Read original article on Globe and Mail. ANDREA WOO PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018UPDATED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 A commission comprising of former heads of state and international experts is calling for the “responsible control” of currently illicit drugs through legalization and regulation. But Canada is just weeks away from cannabis legalization and
Read original article in Globe and Mail. Canada was rebuked on Monday by a group of world leaders and experts on drug policy for endorsing a Trump-led declaration renewing the “war on drugs” and for passing up a critical moment to provide global leadership on drug regulation. The Trudeau government’s decision
Read original article in Talk Media News. UNITED NATIONS — President Trump kicked off a busy week at the U.N. on Monday, hosting a meeting on the “world drug problem.” The U.S.-sponsored event was invite-only, and to earn a spot in the room, countries needed to sign on to a four-part
POLICY published its new report, “Regulation — The Responsible Control of Drugs”, at a press conference in Mexico City, followed by a public event. The report examines how governments can take control of illegal drug markets through responsible regulation, thereby weakening criminal organisations that profit from them. The report also
Read original article in Project Syndicate. The region’s drug laws are in desperate need of reform. To reduce the harm caused by the illegal drug trade while maintaining access to essential medicines and services, governments must stop punishing addicts. LAGOS – No matter where you look in West Africa, drug laws