Commissioners Arbour and Gallop in Salon: “It’s time for drug policy reform – in America and across the globe”

Read original article in Salon America’s “war on drugs” has failed. We need more policies that treat drug abuse as a public health issue. Written by: Louise Arbour, Geoff Gallop and Miriam Aroni Krinsky Last week, a Philadelphia judge rejected federal objections to the opening of what will be the

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Ruth Dreifuss et Michel Kazatchkine dans Libération: Plan national contre les stupéfiants : non au tout répressif

Lire l’article dans Libération   Le gouvernement a présenté mi-septembre son nouveau plan national de lutte contre les stupéfiants. Cette présentation a symboliquement eu lieu à Marseille en présence de quatre ministres (Intérieur, Justice, Budget, ainsi que le secrétaire d’Etat auprès du ministre de l’Intérieur). Nous prenons note, comme nombre

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Commissioner Branson: “Four drug policies proven to save lives”

Read original article in Virgin Earlier this month, I was saddened to see the Scottish Government’s latest statistics on drug-related deaths. The report stated there were 1,187 drug-related deaths last year. That’s a 27 per cent increase on the year before – the highest rate in the EU. Despite these

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Commissioner Gallop Interviewed by ABC News Breakfast (Australia)

Click here to watch the interview by ABC News Breakfast (Australia)

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Commissioners Gaviria and Kazatchkine in Reforma: “Dos problemas de salud”

Leer artículo original en Reforma César Gaviria y Michel Kazatchkine, Miembros de la Comisión Global de Política de Drogas: México es uno de los ejemplos más llamativos del fracaso y las consecuencias negativas de la prohibición y la represión. Hace trece años, la administración mexicana decidió poner fin al narcotráfico

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Commissioner Gallop in The Sydney Morning Herald: Former WA premier Geoff Gallop appointed to drug reform think tank

Read original article in The Sydney Morning Herald Former West Australian premier Geoff Gallop says he will be “knocking on the door of governments” after becoming the first Australian to join other world leaders on the panel of an international think tank on drug reform. Dr Gallop, an Emeritus Professor

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Press Release: The Global Commission Welcomes Dr. Geoff Gallop as New Member

(Geneva, 22 July 2019) The members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy are delighted to welcome as new member Dr. Geoff Gallop, Former Premier of Western Australia. Emeritus Professor Geoff Gallop is a leading Australian academic, politician and advocate. He was the 27th Premier of Western Australia (2001-2006), where

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Commissioners Clark and Lagos in La Razón: Lista errónea de las drogas – La clasificación responde más a la historia y a la política que a la ciencia.

Leer artículo original en La Razón Helen Clark y Ricardo Lagos de la Comisión Global de Política de Drogas: Muchas veces, cuando la gente piensa en las drogas y en quienes las consumen, evoca imágenes de “yonquis” que se inyectan heroína en la calle o de jóvenes profesionales que “echan

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