Ruth Dreifuss sur Radio Neuchâtel, Suisse: “Pour une régulation du marché de la drogue”

Place publique a reçu Ruth Dreifuss, ancienne présidente de la Confédération, et initiatrice de la politique suisse en matière de toxicomanie. Écouter l’interview sur RTN.  

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Part II of Ruth Dreifuss interview with 95bFM, New Zealand

Listen to interview. Ruth Dreifuss discusses on radio 95bFM in New Zealand the Global Commission’s recent report, Regulation: the responsible control of drugs, and talks about what the current global drug control stance, the cultural difference between alcohol and drugs and what is meant by regulation. (This is part II of a series

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Ruth Dreifuss on 95bFM, New Zealand: “Drug Regulation Over Prohibition”

Listen to interview. Ruth Dreifuss discusses on radio 95bFM in New Zealand the Global Commission’s recent report, Regulation: the responsible control of drugs, and talks about what the current global drug control stance, the cultural difference between alcohol and drugs and what is meant by regulation. (This is part I of a series

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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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Ruth Dreifuss on Radio New Zealand: “Regulation vs the War on Drugs”

Listen to interview. Ruth Dreifuss, Chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy and former President of Switzerland, speaks to Kathryn Ryan, host of the “Nine to Noon” show on Radio New Zealand, about the failure of the so-called “war on drugs” and how the legal regulation of drugs offers

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ABC News Australia: “Drug decriminalisation a ‘blindingly obvious’ solution for Australia”

Read original article in ABC News Australia.   Medical, legal and religious groups have joined forces to call for drugs to be decriminalised in Australia, arguing addiction should be treated as a health issue rather than a criminal one. The Fair Treatment campaign is being led by the Uniting Church with

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Michel Kazatchkine: “la politique de répression ne fonctionne pas”

Lire l’article original dans Sciences et Avenir << Pour Michel Kazatchkine, médecin et diplomate, l’argent investi dans une répression policière inefficace devrait être réaffecté à une politique de soins et à la lutte contre la grande criminalité. >>

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Commissioner Vargas Llosa in El Pais: La percepción de las drogas

La Comisión Global de Políticas de Drogas, que presidió el exmandatario brasileño Fernando Henrique Cardoso y tiene ahora como directora a Ruth Dreifuss, expresidenta de Suiza, está integrada por políticos, funcionarios internacionales, científicos e intelectuales de diversos países del mundo y lleva a cabo desde el año 2011 una valiosa

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Commissioner Clark answers “Three Questions” for Financial Times Health

Three questions FT: We spoke to Helen Clark, former New Zealand prime minister, ex-chair of the UN Development Group and a member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, about its new report: The World Drug Perception Problem. Recommendations include shifts in language such as “people who use drugs” instead of “abusers”

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