The city of Vancouver, BC, is asking the Canadian federal government for an exemption to national drug laws in order to allow the city to decriminalize simple possession of currently illegal drugs.
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The Scottish Drugs Forum recently held a webinar on a new set of medication assisted treatment standards. We hear from Dr. Duncan McCormick, Chair of the Drug Death Task Force MAT Subgroup; Elinor Dickie, Organizational Lead for Public Health Scotland; and Tracey Clusker, a nurse and Team Manager at NHS Lothian where she's also Clinical Lead on MAT Standards.
The European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs, ESPAD for short, is a collaborative effort of research teams in more than 40 European countries and the largest cross-national research project on adolescent substance use in the world.
Oregon Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, was approved overwhelmingly by voters in the November general election. On this edition of Century of Lies we speak with Haven Wheelock, MPH, one of the chief petitioners for Measure 110, about the vote and what it means for the future of drug policy reform.
This week on Century: International drug policy reform, featuring Bishnu Sharma, Executive Director of the nongovernmental organization Recovering Nepal; Doctor Justice Tettey, he heads up UNODC’s Laboratory and Scientific Section; and Doctor David Nutt, the Edmond J.
On this edition of Century of Lies: Dr. Emily Wang, Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, on the new report by NASEM entitled Decarcerating Correctional Facilities During COVID-19: Advancing Health, Equity, and Safety.
This week on Century: Delegates at a UN drug meeting discuss substitution treatment, harm reduction, and decriminalization of drug use. We hear from Colleen Daniels with Harm Reduction International, Ninan Varughese with UNAIDS, Fariba Soltani with UNODC, and Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng with the UN Human Rights Commission.
Live from this year’s virtual Seattle Hempfest, a discussion of activist journalism featuring Kymone Freeman, a writer and organizer whoco-founded and operates a radio station in DC called WeAct Radio;Vanessa Maria Graber, a journalist and radio producer from Philadelphia;Angela Bacca, a freelance writer from California; Tauhid Chappell, a journalist in Philadelphia and a board member of the Ph
Undoing The War On Drugs: Hope, Healing, and Measure 110. The Partnership for Safety and Justice recently held a webinar on Oregon Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.
This week on Century: European Drug Report 2020.