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    Evaluating alternative cannabis regimes

    • Robert MacCoun, Peter Reuter (RAND)
    31 January 2001

    publicationCannabis is the cutting-edge drug for reform, the only politically plausible candidate for major legal change, at least decriminalisation (removal of criminal penalties for possession) and perhaps even outright legalisation (permitting production and sale). Compared with other drugs, the harms, physiological or behavioural, are less severe and the drug is better integrated into the culture. Throughout Western Europe and in the Antipodes there is pressure for reductions in the punitiveness of the marijuana regime.

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    Worlds Apart

    Hilary Wainwright, Tony Juniper
    31 January 2001
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    Pinochet Indictment Reinstated by Chile

    Pascale Bonnefoy
    30 January 2001
    Article

    A Chilean magistrate reinstated the indictment and house arrest of Gen. Augusto Pinochet on charges stemming from the killing of 57 political prisoners and the disappearance of 18 others.

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    Pinochet Watch no 33

    30 January 2001
    Article

    Pinochet Watch is an electronic news service of the Institute for Policy Studies.

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    L'OMC menace la démocratie

    Susan George
    18 January 2001
    Article
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    What Now?

    Susan George
    15 January 2001
    Article
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    campaign for democratic decentralisation in Kerala

    T. M. Thomas Isaac
    01 January 2001
    Article
  8. The UN in the Israel-Palestine Struggle

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 January 2001
    Article

    The role of the UN in the conflict varies from impotent to accomplice to broker and more over the decades.

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    Drug Use Criminalization v. Decriminalization

    • Luigi M. Solivetti
    01 January 2001

    publicationThe present paper focuses on the pros & cons of the main dichotomy in the field of drug control policy: that between criminalization and decriminalization. In the extensive opening chapter dedicated to the “Premises”, the various points of view about the advisability of having recourse to criminal sanctions are examined.

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  10. Drug Use Criminalization v. Decriminalization

    • Luigi M. Solivetti
    01 January 2001

    The present paper focuses on the pros & cons of the main dichotomy in the field of drug control policy: that between criminalization and decriminalization. In the extensive opening chapter dedicated to the “Premises”, the various points of view about the advisability of having recourse to criminal sanctions are examined.