Remettre à plat la politique anti-drogue, par Helen Clark, Ruth Dreifuss etOlusegun Obasanjo

Lien vers la tribune de L’Economiste intitulée “Remettre à plat la politique anti-drogue”. Pour endiguer la propagation de la coronavirus dans les lieux de détention, le Maroc, la Côte d’Ivoire, le Burkina Faso et le Niger ont décidé de libérer des dizaines de milliers de détenus, en particulier celles et

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Après la crise du Covid-19, il faut légaliser le cannabis, vite !

Lire cette tribune sur le site du Nouvel Observateur – Emmenés par le député des Bouches-du-Rhône François-Michel Lambert, une soixantaine d’élus de tous bords (LREM, EELV, UDI, LFI, LR) et des médecins estiment que la légalisation du cannabis est une des solutions du monde d’après Covid-19. En juin 2019, avec

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Le Covid-19 dope l’industrie du cannabis légal, signe d’une plus forte acceptation sociale.

Lien vers la tribune des Echos intitulée “Quand le Covid-19 dope l’industrie du cannabis légal”. La vente de cannabis légal a explosé dans certains Etats américains et au Canada depuis la crise du coronavirus. C’est probablement le signe d’une plus forte acceptation sociale, suppose Khalid Tinasti. La France pourrait en

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Fernando Henrique Cardoso in Folha de Londrina (Brazil): “Repressão não é solução para no combate às drogas diz, FHC” (Repression is no solution in the fight against drugs says, FHC)

Read original article in Folha de Londrina (Brazil) Folha de Londrina by Amanda Lemos O ex-presidente FHC (Fernando Henrique Cardoso) disse neste sábado (7) que o combate às drogas não se deve ser feito com repressão e que é a favor de uma regulamentação de medicamentos à base de Cannabis

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Commissioner Gallop presents the case for legalizing cannabis on WA Drive, ABC radio, Australia

Dr Geoff Gallop, former Premier of Western Australia, makes the case for a pragmatic and health-centered drug policy, including the legal regulation of cannabis.

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Khalid Tinasti in EUObserver: “Luxembourg’s cannabis legalisation is EU opportunity”

Read original article in EUObserver. Luxembourg’s cannabis legalisation is EU opportunity The announcement that Luxembourg would legalise and regulate cannabis for recreational purposes attracted much media attention this summer. Similar to the outcome of similar discussions that took place in Canada, Uruguay, and many US states, Luxembourg authorities reached the

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Commissioner Maria Cattaui speaks to Bloomberg about the need to regulate all drugs

States should take charge of and regulate all drugs: Global Commission on Drug Policy The Global Commission on Drug Policy says that in a perfect world, states would take charge and regulate all drugs. For more on this, BNN Bloomberg spoke with commissioner Maria Cattaui. Link to video

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Commissioners Branson and Cattaui in Cannabis Pro/Globe and Mail: “Cannabis in the Americas: It’s time to talk about marijuana policy”

In this opinion piece, Sir Richard Branson and Maria Cattaui highlight the need for an effective regulatory framework for the growing international medical cannabis production and trade. Indeed, legalization is helping to end many of the harms related to decades-old prohibition; we must now ensure that we do not create

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Op-Ed by Commissioner Helen Clark in The Guardian: “Cannabis prohibition doesn’t work anywhere. It’s New Zealand’s turn to legalise it”

Read original article in The Guardian. Cannabis prohibition doesn’t work anywhere. It’s New Zealand’s turn to legalise it In New Zealand, cannabis is classified as an illegal drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975. Its possession, use and supply are subject variously to penalties ranging in severity from fines to

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Interview with Commissioner Helen Clark on the 2020 Referendum in New Zealand to legalize cannabis

Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, gave her support to a YES vote in the upcoming cannabis referendum. On 4 September, the Helen Clark Foundation released a report outlining the reasons

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