Commissioner Obasanjo on the Model Drug Law for West Africa and the need for sensible drug policies

Read the original article on Medium. Replacing the War on Drugs: it is time for sensible drug policies Peace and war take many forms. When US President Nixon declared a War on Drugs in 1971 it sounded like a swift concerted effort after which there would be peace, something better

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Ruth Dreifuss, Vorsitzende der Weltkommission, schreibt über Kofi Annan und Drogenpolitik in dem Tagesanzeiger

Eine fortschrittliche Drogenpolitik ist ganz im Sinne von Kofi Annan Der verstorbene UNO-Generalsekretär hat sich für eine Drogenpolitik eingesetzt, die Konsumenten entkriminalisiert und ihnen Zugang zu Medikamenten verschafft. Seine Arbeit wird fortgesetzt. In Genf treffen nächste Woche Vertreter aller Länder zur Weltgesundheitsversammlung zusammen. Einer jedoch, der viel dafür getan hat,

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Commissioner Ramos-Horta: “Put Human Rights in Global Drug Policy”

Read original post in the Harvard Health and Human Rights Journal. Around the world, people have experienced one of the most widespread and shameful human rights failures of our time—the global war on drugs. Barely a day passes without some tragedy or abuse fuelled by misguided drug policies hitting the

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The Global Commission on Drug Policy Mourns the Loss of Kofi Annan

(Geneva, 18 August 2018) It is with deep sadness and a tremendous sense of loss that the members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy have learned of the passing of their esteemed colleague Kofi Annan on Saturday, 18 August 2018.                   

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