Ruth Dreifuss in BFM 89.9 Interview: “Rethinking Drug Policy in Malaysia”
Link to interview and other podcasts by BFM 89.9.
Ruth Dreifuss dans RTS: “Drogue, conquête et guerres” et “Bonus: interview de Ruth Dreifuss sur le thème de la drogue”
Écoutez l’interview dans RTS. Bonus: interview de Ruth Dreifuss sur le thème de la drogue Écoutez l’interview dans RTS.
Ruth Dreifuss in The Jakarta Post: “Discourse: Decriminalizing drugs for public health”
Read original article in The Jakarta Post Switzerland’s drastic change in drug policy followed soaring HIV infection rates related to a heroin epidemic in the late 1980s and 1990s. Switzerland introduced substitution treatment and other harm reduction measures such as supervised injection rooms, which reportedly decreased incidences of drug users
Ruth Dreifuss in Malaysiakini: “Ex-Swiss president: War on drugs failed, treating addicts as patients will work”
Read original article in Malaysiakini INTERVIEW | Thirty years ago, Switzerland was facing a drug crisis. It had the highest HIV infection rate in Western Europe and up to 1,000 drug users gathered daily in Zurich’s infamous Platzspitz park, dubbed “needle park.” Realising that the “war on drugs” was an
Commissioner Gallop Interviewed by ABC News Breakfast (Australia)
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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
Ruth Dreifuss sur Radio Neuchâtel, Suisse: “Pour une régulation du marché de la drogue”
Place publique a reçu Ruth Dreifuss, ancienne présidente de la Confédération, et initiatrice de la politique suisse en matière de toxicomanie. Écouter l’interview sur RTN.
Part II of Ruth Dreifuss interview with 95bFM, New Zealand
Listen to interview. Ruth Dreifuss discusses on radio 95bFM in New Zealand the Global Commission’s recent report, Regulation: the responsible control of drugs, and talks about what the current global drug control stance, the cultural difference between alcohol and drugs and what is meant by regulation. (This is part II of a series
Ruth Dreifuss on 95bFM, New Zealand: “Drug Regulation Over Prohibition”
Listen to interview. Ruth Dreifuss discusses on radio 95bFM in New Zealand the Global Commission’s recent report, Regulation: the responsible control of drugs, and talks about what the current global drug control stance, the cultural difference between alcohol and drugs and what is meant by regulation. (This is part I of a series
Commissioners Clark and Dreifuss on Newshub Nation: “New Zealand ‘well-behind’ on lifesaving drug reform”
Former Prime Minister Helen Clark says New Zealand urgently needs a new approach to drug policy, in which drugs are decriminalised and state-regulated. One of the countries Ms Clark suggests emulating is Switzerland, whose Former President Ruth Dreifuss also spoke with Newshub Nation about why the punitively focused ‘war on