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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Press Release: Members of the Global Commission Express Deep Concern Over The Harassment of Their Colleague Anand Grover

(Geneva, 16 July 2019) While country representatives were discussing human rights mainstreaming at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council, we learned that our colleague and fellow Global Commission member, Anand Grover, has seen his homes raided by India’s Central Bureau of Investigations. Anand, one of the most prominent

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Ruth Dreifuss featured in 20 Minutes: “Alcool et tabac plus nocifs que des drogues illégales”

Lire l’article original dans 20 Minutes . avec Ruth Dreifuss, Ancienne Présidente de la Confédération Suisse et Présidente de la Commission Global de Politique en Matière de Drogues par Frédéric Nejad Toulami – Un rapport demande aux États de changer leur échelle de dangerosité en se fondant plus sur des

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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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Interview with Commissioner Juan Manuel Santos in EFE: “Santos apuesta por legalización tras ‘guerra perdida’ contra la droga”

Read original article on El Tiempo ENTREVISTA NARCOTRÁFICO LEGALIZACIÓN DE LAS DROGAS Por: EFE 26 de junio 2019 , 09:02 a.m. “Una guerra que no se ha ganado en 40 años es una guerra perdida”. Así resume el fracaso de la lucha contra el narcotráfico el expresidente y nobel colombiano Juan Manuel Santos, quien,

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Op-Ed in Le Monde: « La politique publique sur la consommation de stupefiants devrait etre evaluee de maniere independante »

Tribune signée par: Philippe de Botton, president  de Medecins  du Monde; Sana de Courcelles, directrice executive et professeure affiliee it l’Ecole d’Affaires publiques de Sciences po; Pierre-Yves Geoffard, directeur de l’Ecole d’economie de Paris, directeur d’etudes it l’EHESS et directeur de recherche au CNRS; Michel Kazatchkine, ancien directeur executif du

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Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria, interviewed by Portuguese news agency LUSA

Read original article on RTP. A guerra contra a droga baseada na proibição falhou diz Ex-PR Obasanjo (The war on drugs based on prohibition has failed) O presidente da Comissão Oeste Africana sobre Drogas disse hoje que a guerra contra a droga falhou, defendendo uma nova abordagem que separe traficantes

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Global Commissioner Sir Richard Branson in Diario de Noticias: “Portugal preserves the dignity of people who use drugs”

Read original article in Diario de Noticias   Richard Branson: “Portugal preserva a dignidade de quem consome drogas” A atual visão sobre como se lida com os consumidores de droga tem de ser alterada, defendem 26 altas individualidades, como o antigo Presidente da República Jorge Sampaio. Estados têm de intervir

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Coverage of our 2019 report in The Economist: “What is the most dangerous drug?”

Link to article in The Economist What is the most dangerous drug? Some drugs classified as highly dangerous are less harmful than alcohol or tobacco WHY IS ALCOHOL legal but many other intoxicants not? That question is the subject of a report published today by the Global Commission on Drug

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Interview with Ruth Dreifuss on 2019 report in Diario de Noticias

Drogas: “Cuidado, Portugal, não se demorem muito na vanguarda” Apontado no mundo como um exemplo na política das drogas, devido à descriminalização levada a cabo há 20 anos, o país corre o risco de ficar para trás, diz a presidente da Comissão Global de Política das Drogas, Ruth Dreifuss. “São

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