On May 7, 2020 Former President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia spoke with Al Jazeera’s Lauren Taylor on how prohibition and failing drug policies are contributing to money-laundering, corruption and mass incarceration. Link to the report: https://www.globalcommissionondrugs.org/reports/enforcement-of-drug-laws Link to the report launch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3RpfxlAh3U
In a May 7, 2020 interview with Al Jazeera’s, Kim Vinnell, Former President of Switzerland and Chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, Ruth Dreifuss presents the findings of the report, “Enforcement of Drug Laws: Refocusing on Organized Crime Elites” and explains why the criminalization and prohibition of drugs
In a May 7, 2020 interview with Al Jazeera’s, Richelle Carey, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, Helen Clark talks about the Global Commission’s latest, groundbreaking report on the enforcement of drug laws and why organized crime is making more money
Ruth Dreifuss, Chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, answers questions on Al Jazeera regarding the decriminalization of drug consumption and possession for personal use, in the context of a change in drug policy in Thailand towards a less repressive regime. Click here to view interview.