Global Commission Chair and former Swiss President Ruth Dreifuss challenges Trump’s drug action plan

As 120 nations support the US action plan to confront drug abuse, a prominent ex-politician explains why Switzerland is not on board. Read original article on Swissinfo. Ruth Dreifuss, who in 1999 was the first woman to hold the Swiss presidency, is the founder and president of the Global Commission on

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Global Commission Präsidentin auf SRF: “Dreifuss legt sich mit Trump an”

Innerhalb der Vereinten Nationen wird hart um die künftige Ausrichtung der globalen Drogenpolitik gerungen. Mittendrin: eine alt Bundesrätin. Autor:Fredy Gsteiger Ruth Dreifuss wehrt sich. Die von ihr geleitete internationale Kommission für Drogenpolitik wolle keineswegs mit einer Liberalisierung dem Drogenhandel und -konsum Tür und Tor öffnen. Sie wolle eine «verantwortliche Kontrolle

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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.  

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Commissioners Gaviria, Obasanjo and Ramos-Horta dans Le Monde: “La production et la distribution de drogues légalement régulées par les Etats sont une meilleure alternative à la prohibition”

Trois anciens chefs d’Etats estiment, dans une tribune au « Monde », que la régulation légale de la production et de la distribution de drogues par les gouvernements constituent une meilleure solution que l’inefficace « guerre à la drogue », facteur de violence, de corruption et de régression économique. Read original article in Le Monde.

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Commissioners Gaviria, Obasanjo and Ramos-Horta en El País: “No estamos ganando la guerra contra las drogas”

Read original article in El País. No estamos ganando la guerra contra las drogas Retiremos el control de los mercados de las manos de la delincuencia organizada Se estima que el mercado delictivo de las drogas asciende a entre 425.000 y 650.000 millones de dólares. Cada vez más recursos ―más de 100.000 millones

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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

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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

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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

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Ruth Dreifuss on Radio New Zealand: “Regulation vs the War on Drugs”

Listen to interview. Ruth Dreifuss, Chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy and former President of Switzerland, speaks to Kathryn Ryan, host of the “Nine to Noon” show on Radio New Zealand, about the failure of the so-called “war on drugs” and how the legal regulation of drugs offers

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Interview with Ruth Dreifuss in Processo: “Amnistía, para delincuentes menores ligados al narco, para grandes capos no”

Read original article in Proceso.   GINEBRA (apro).- En México, la guerra contra las drogas ha dejado al menos 150 mil muertos y más de 32 mil desaparecidos y miles de detenidos, muchos de ellos por delitos menores relacionados al consumo y cultivo de drogas. En ese sentido, la presidenta de

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