Commissioners Clark and Dreifuss on Newshub Nation: “New Zealand ‘well-behind’ on lifesaving drug reform”

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark says New Zealand urgently needs a new approach to drug policy, in which drugs are decriminalised and state-regulated. One of the countries Ms Clark suggests emulating is Switzerland, whose Former President Ruth Dreifuss also spoke with Newshub Nation about why the punitively focused ‘war on

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Reuters – Regulate: ex-world leaders’ solution to ‘failed’ drug war

Read original article on Reuters. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – More governments should turn away from a repressive war on drugs that has “failed” and look to proven strategies to implement regulated markets for risky substances, a group of former presidents and leaders said in a report published Monday. Since the

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EFE/El Mundo (USA): “El sueño de USA de un mundo sin drogas es una ilusión”

Read original in El Mundo. La presidenta de la Comisión Global de Políticas sobre Drogas, Ruth Dreifuss, consideró hoy que USA todavía sueña con un mundo libre de drogas, algo que “es una ilusión” teniendo en cuenta la crisis de opiáceos y el “fracaso” de la política de control de

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Repressive drug policies fuel the incarceration of women and dislocate families

By Global Commissioners Joyce Banda, former President of Malawi; Maria Cattaui, former Secretary-General of the International Chamber of Commerce; Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand; and Ruth Dreifuss, former President of Switzerland. International Women’s Day, celebrated on 8 March, often serves to highlight the achievements of women towards

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Commissioners Banda, Cattaui, Clark and Dreifuss in El Espectador: “Revelan impacto discriminatorio de políticas represivas de drogas en mujeres y sus familias”

Para Joyce Banda, ex presidenta de Malawi; Maria Cattaui, ex secretaria-General de la Cámara Internacional de Comercio; Helen Clark, ex primera ministra de Nueva Zelandia; y Ruth Dreifuss, ex presidenta de Suiza; miembros de la Comisión Global de Políticas de Drogas in El Espectador. Click here to read in English. Se

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