Helen Clark, Olusegun Obasanjo y Ricardo Lagos - El Tiempo

La guerra contra las drogas cumple medio siglo con poco que celebrar

Por Helen Clark, Olusegun Obasanjo y Ricardo Lagos Leer el análisis completo en ElTiempo.com Esta semana, hace cincuenta años, el presidente estadounidense Richard Nixon declaró que el abuso de las drogas era el “enemigo público número uno” y que se requería un enfoque “duro” contra este “crimen”, tanto en Estados

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Helen Clark - Project Syndicate

A Half-Century of Endless Drug War

By Helen Clark Read the full article on Project Syndicate With his evidence-based, public-health approach to drug policy, US President Joe Biden is signaling that America’s longstanding strategies of repression and punishment have failed. The US should also champion a similar shift toward harm-reduction policies internationally. GENEVA – Fifty years

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Ruth Dreifuss - Radio Cité Genève

Ruth Dreifuss – expo Guerre aux drogues

Par Ruth Dreifuss Écoutez le podcast sur Podcatsic.com Jusqu’au 19 juillet sur le Quai Gustave Ador, à proximité du jardin anglais, vous pourrez apercevoir 18 panneaux qui illustrent les conséquences de la guerre aux drogues et les réformes en cours. Des panneaux explicatifs, des photographies, quelquefois poignantes, vous embarquent dans

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Ruth Dreifuss - BBC News

How Switzerland defeated its heroin epidemic

ByRuth Dreifuss Listen to the podcast on BBC News In the 1990s, Switzerland decided to tackle one of Europe’s worst drugs epidemics by trying radical new policy ideas including providing safe-injection rooms for addicts and even prescribing pure heroin. The new strategy dramatically cut overdoses, HIV infections and the number

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Khalid Tinasti - Maverick Citizen

Use of medical cannabis erodes African ‘Vienna Consensus’ after SA and Morocco break ranks

By Khalid Tinasti Read the original article on Maverick Citizen A minor legal change within the UN removing some barriers for medical cannabis use has resulted in a clear split in the African countries group. This split is between those who want to embrace science and develop a legal medical

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Khalid Tinasti L' Economiste

Comment le cannabis médical a rompu le «consensus africain de Vienne»

Par Khalid Tinasti Lire l’article sur le site de L’Economiste Mi-avril, la communauté internationale s’est retrouvée à Vienne pour la session annuelle de la Commission des stupéfiants des Nations unies (CND). Pour les pays africains, ces retrouvailles étaient marquées par la division lors du vote du retrait du cannabis de

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José Ramos Horta Times Malta

An inspirational novelty in drug policy – José Ramos-Horta

By José Ramos-Horta Read the original article on Times Malta Malta’s pragmatic cannabis control reform will inspire other countries Cannabis is the most widely used illegal substance around the world, accounting for an estimated 192 million consumers out of the 269 million people reported to have used drugs in 2018.

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The opioid crisis in the US

The Opioid Crisis in the United States – an animation by the Global Commission on Drug Policy

Today, Sir Richard Branson and members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy release an animation: The Opioid Crisis in the United States. In the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic (May 2019 to May 2020), more than 81,000 Americans died of a drug-related overdose. Most overdose deaths were reported between

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Cesar Gaviria El Tiempo

‘Hora de ponerle fin a la eterna guerra contra las drogas de EE.UU.’

Por César Gaviria Leer el análisis completo en ElTiempo.com El expresidente César Gaviria dice que la administración Biden tiene una oportunidad histórica para reconocer el fracaso de esta guerra y dar un giro al timón del barco para avanzar hacia soluciones mucho más inteligentes y efectivas. Las administraciones estadounidenses van

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Khalid Tinasti Le Monde

Cannabis : « La nouvelle légalisation fédérale aux Etats-Unis changera la politique multilatérale antidrogues »

Par Khalid Tinasti Lire la tribune sur le site de LeMonde.fr Le projet de loi américain autorisant tous les usages du cannabis, y compris récréatif, va ébranler une législation internationale prohibitionniste et embarrasser les Européens, dont la France, analyse dans une tribune au « Monde » le chercheur Khalid Tinasti

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