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Some of those jailed consider themselves the lucky ones of the president’s deadly war on drugs.
When atrocities occur, there is a need to reflect on our own backyard.
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The new president has vowed to eliminate crime and target drug dealers.
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In the wake of international condemnation, the incoming president vowed to protect reporters and pursue their killers.
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UNGASS 2016 was controversial by UN standards. While it stopped well short of a drug reform revolution, it has provided some very important first steps in the evolution of global drug policies.
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SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Federal agents have seized a ton of cocaine and seven tons of marijuana smuggled through a clandestine tunnel stretching a half mile beneath the U.S.-Mexico border, the longest o...
To have a lasting impact on the availability of ice, the Australian Federal Police will now need to pursue less tangible, but more complex and difficult strategies focused on addressing the diversion of drugs and precursors in the Chinese chemical and pharmaceutical industry.
An attorney for Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera says prison guards are turning the Sinaloa Cartel kingpin into a “zombie” by refusing to let him sleep more than two hours at a time. In a radio intervi...
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Australia needs a new approach. We need to learn the lessons of history and to understand the evidence of what is happening in the world around us. Death penalties, harsh sentences and increased policing have done little in our region to curb drug use and the many harms it creates
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In Australia's popular culture, what celebrities do and what happens in the UK and US are important. And if this is true for Gen Y Australians, then increased heroin use shouldn't be a surprise.
Next year's United Nation's General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem is, by UN standards, set to be controversial. But it is unlikely to be the game changer in global drug policy that some are seeking.
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Authorities in California say a routine traffic stop turned into a major drug bust this week when they found more than 100 pounds of marijuana stuffed inside a minivan. According to KCRA.com, a Sutter...
Mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences give the community and its leaders a sense of getting tough on drugs. But put bluntly, there is no evidence that they have any impact on the availability of drugs in our streets.
Marketing expert Lauren Fried has called out the Federal Government’s ‘Ice Destroys Lives’ campaign, claiming it is a “public relations exercise” that “mi es the mark”. Ms Fried, founder and managing...