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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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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Commissioner Helen Clark in the Asahi Shimbun: “Alcohol, tobacco more harmful than cannabis”

Commissioner Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, reaches out to the Japanese public in an interview with the Asahi Shimbun on the need to classify drugs according to a scientific assessment of their harms, and to legally regulate drugs.

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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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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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Ruth Dreifuss on CNN Money Switzerland

On the margins of the Geneva Drug Policy Week, interview with Ruth Dreifuss, Chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, on CNN Money Switzerland. Link to video interview.

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Commissioner Michel Kazatchine and Executive Secretary Khalid Tinasti sign a call in L’OBS for the legalization of cannabis in France

Read original article in L’OBS. « Pourquoi nous voulons légaliser le cannabis » La une de « l’Obs », du 20 au 26 juin 2019. (« L’Obs ») EXCLUSIF. Dénonçant la faillite de la politique de répression, 70 personnalités – Glucksmann, Jadot, Kouchner… – appellent à la légalisation du cannabis. En matière de cannabis, le

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Michel Kazatchkine dans Le Temps: “Malgré l’échec, l’ONU poursuit le dogme de la prohibition de la drogue”

Lire l’article original dans Le Temps La politique onusienne menée depuis 2009 n’a en rien freiné le trafic. Mais la Commission des stupéfiants de l’ONU n’en a pas tiré les leçons. La colère de Michel Kazatchkine, membre de la Commission globale de politique en matière de drogues. Depuis le plan d’action

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