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Who really won the legal battle between Philip Morris and Uruguay?

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Investment protection
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Trade & Investment
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Opinion
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Photo credit WikipediaThis month, campaigners celebrated the legal defeat of tobacco giant Philip Morris by Uruguay at the World Bank-hosted international centre for the settlement of investment disputes.... Read more

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Region's harsh drug policy slammed by experts

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Conventions on drugs
UN Drug Control
Drug Law Reform
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Drugs & Democracy
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In the media
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Last month in New York, governments and civil society attended the UN’s General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) to discuss the global drug problem. There were high hopes, particularly as Latin American countries most affected by the so-called “War on Drugs” had strongly pushed for the session, that there could be a revolution in drug policy. What resulted was, at best, a small evolution in... Read more

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Cannabis and the Conventions: UNGASS and Beyond
Storify : TNI at UNGASS 2016
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Cannabis and the Conventions: UNGASS and Beyond

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UNGASS 2016
Cannabis
Conventions on drugs
UN Drug Control
Drug Law Reform
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Drugs & Democracy
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Cannabis is clearly the elephant in the room at UNGASS
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Multi-media
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Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)
Global Drug Policy Observatory (GDPO)
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How might the UN system address these growing tensions in ways that acknowledge the policy shifts underway and explore options that reinforce the UN pillars of human rights, development, peace and security, and the rule of law?... Read more

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UNGASS 2016: Background memo on the proposal to establish an expert advisory group
Storify : TNI at UNGASS 2016
The fascinating history of cannabis prohibition
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El significado, la pertinencia y el alcance de la democracia energética

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Remunicipalización
Democracia energética
Justicia del Agua
Spanish
Suites: 
Alternativas Públicas
Justicia del Agua
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Fiona Dove conversa con Daniel Chavez
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Article
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Photo credit K.H.Reichert/FlickrEl concepto de democracia energética ha sido integrado al lenguaje, las propuestas y las demandas de diversos movimientos sociales, políticos y ambientales de distintos países del mundo. Existe un consenso creciente de que para detener el cambio climático y asegurar el acceso a la energía a toda la humanidad es imprescindible quebrar la hegemonía de las grandes... Read more

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Cornfields with energy boost, Germany

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Un futuro para el agua pública
Una empresa pública excepcional en una socialdemocracia en crisis
Servicios públicos en el Sur Global: Mirada crítica a nuevas formas de gestión
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The meaning, relevance and scope of energy democracy

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Remunicipalisation
Energy Democracy
Water Justice
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Public Alternatives
Water Justice
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Fiona Dove talks with Daniel Chavez
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Article
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Photo credit K.H.Reichert/FlickrThe concept of energy democracy has been incorporated into the language, proposals and demands of many social, political and environmental activists worldwide. There is a growing consensus that in order to stop climate change and secure access to energy to all we must bring about system change, breaking the hegemony of big transnational corporations over the... Read more

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Cornfields with energy boost, Germany

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Cornfields with energy boost, Germany

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Our Public Water Future
The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE): An exceptional public enterprise in an atypical social democracy
Rethinking Corporatization and Public Services in the Global South
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Uruguay cannabis market still struggles for legitimacy a year after historic ruling

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Cannabis
Drugs Regulation
Drugs Legalisation
Drug Law Reform
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Drugs & Democracy
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Regulatory bodies, police and pharmacies have yet to catch up with home growers and their steady clientele
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Other news
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The measures – passed by the senate in December 2013 – allowed marijuana users to access in three ways: by growing it at home, or buying it from pharmacies or collective “grow clubs”. But more than a year later the government body supposed to control the legal market is underfunded and understaffed, while police continue harassing growers and the pharmacy plan has barely advanced beyond the... Read more

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El Poder Ejecutivo quiere que las farmacias tengan medidas de seguridad extra para almacenar hasta dos kilos de marihuana

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Planta de cannabis
Regulación de drogas
Reforma de las leyes de drogas
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Drogas y Democracia
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El gobierno busca fijar “condiciones” para venta de cannabis y pretende que el sistema comience en 250 locales
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Other news
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Busqueda (Uruguay)Jueve, 9 de julio, 2015

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Los otros caminos posibles

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Planta de cannabis
Reforma de las leyes de drogas
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Drogas y Democracia
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El uso de la marihuana para reducir daños en consumidores problemáticos de cocaína y pasta base
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Other news
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Página 12 (Argentina)Lunes, 6 de julio, 2015

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¿Qué dicen los consumidores de marihuana?

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Reforma de la ley de drogas en Uruguay
Planta de cannabis
Regulación de drogas
Legalización de drogas
Reforma de las leyes de drogas
Spanish
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Drogas y Democracia
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Todavía no se han oficializado las licencias a empresas que producirán para el Estado
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Other news
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La República (Uruguay)Jueves, 2 de julio, 2015

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