Interview with Ruth Dreifuss in Processo: “Amnistía, para delincuentes menores ligados al narco, para grandes capos no”

Read original article in Proceso.   GINEBRA (apro).- En México, la guerra contra las drogas ha dejado al menos 150 mil muertos y más de 32 mil desaparecidos y miles de detenidos, muchos de ellos por delitos menores relacionados al consumo y cultivo de drogas. En ese sentido, la presidenta de

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NZZ: Wie Mexiko den Drogenkrieg beenden will – und was Ruth Dreifuss davon hält

(How Mexico wants to end the war on drugs – and what Ruth Dreifuss thinks about that). Read original article in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Zwei internationale Treffen verdeutlichten am Montag, wie sehr sich die Geister an der Frage des Umgangs mit illegalen Rauschmitteln scheiden. In Lateinamerika wird die Entkriminalisierung

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Metro UK: “Former world leaders call for worldwide legalisation as ‘war on drugs has failed’”

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

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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

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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

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ARD/Tagesshau: “Drogenhandel staatlich regulieren?” (Government-regulated drug markets?)

Read original article on Tagesshau. Listen to audio interview with Ruth Dreifuss. Von Anne-Katrin Mellmann, ARD-Studio Mexiko-Stadt Die Weltkommission für Drogenpolitik will die Märkte staatlich regulieren. Das sei der effektivste Weg, um die Probleme in den Griff zu bekommen, sagte deren Präsidentin Dreifuss. Schon seit ihrer Gründung vor sieben Jahren

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DPA/Die Zeit: “Staaten müssen laut Kommission den Drogenhandel regulieren”

According to the Commission, States must regulate drug markets. Read original article on Zeitonline. Rund 250 Millionen Menschen weltweit konsumieren illegale Drogen. Ein internationales Gremium empfiehlt den Staaten, in die Produktion und den Handel einzugreifen. Die Weltkommission für Drogenpolitik sieht eine Regulierung der Drogenmärkte als den effektivsten Weg, um die Probleme in

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Commissioner Bém, Dreifuss and Kazatchkine in BMJ: “Why doctors should support regulated markets in illicit drugs”

Read original article in BMJ. Drug policy affects health. Legalisation is needed not because drugs are safe but because they are risky, write members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, Michel Kazatchkine, Pavel Bém, and Ruth Dreifuss Doctors are well aware of the health risks associated with different illicit drugs. What

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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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