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  1. International Impacts of the U.S. Trend towards Legal Marijuana

    17 October 2014 - Event

    For decades, the United States has been a champion of the global drug control treaty system, which limits the use of marijuana exclusively to medical and scientific purposes, and obligates governments to punish and even criminalize recreational marijuana activity. But American attitudes toward marijuana policy are shifting: voters in Colorado and Washington approved ballot initiatives to legalize regulated recreational marijuana in 2012, and recent polls suggest that the majority of Americans think marijuana use should be legalized.

  2. V Latin American and I Central American Conference on Drug Policy

    03 September 2014 - Event

    In this edition, the 5th Latin American and 1st Central American Conference on Drug Policy aims to be a platform for discussion and elaboration of solution-oriented proposals. The production and use of drugs is a complex phenomenon, with multiple manifestations according to the historical moment, cultural environment, economic model, the particular circumstances of a country, the different significances assigned by subjects, as well as the actual differences between substances.  Nevertheless, it is reduced and homogenized as the “drug problem”, as if it was a uniform, unhistorical phenomenon.

  3. Informal Drug Policy Dialogue 2014, Athens (Greece)

    04 July 2014 - Event

    The eleventh Informal Drug Policy Dialogue took place in Athens, co-organised by TNI and Diogenes Association. The programme incuded five sessions: (1) an overview of the national Greek drug policy and the drug situation in Greece, developments in drug policy in Greece; (2) the current state of affairs in Vienna; preparations for the CND high-level review and negotiations of the joint Ministerial Statement;(3) global cannabis policy developments; (4) the control of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) ; (5) the road towards the upcoming UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS on drugs) in 2016 has been discussed.

  4. New Winds in Latin American Drug Policies

    21 March 2014 - Event

    Join us in Amsterdam for a seminar on the latest drug policy trends in Latin America.

    Friday, 21 March 2014

    Time: 14.30-17.00

    CEDLA: Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation

  5. Mind Your Eye 2014

    31 May 2014 - Event
  6. Monitoring and evaluating Uruguay’s new law regulating cannabis

    18 March 2014 - Event

    This side event will be an opportunity for Uruguay’s National Drugs Board to present the country’s new legislation, and open constructive debates on the implications of such policy at the national and international level.

     

  7. Global Experiences with Harm Reduction for Stimulants and New Psychoactive Substances

    20 May 2014 - Event

    The objective of this seminar is to compare the findings on innovative tools for the prevention of problematic cocaine use patterns, with experiences with harm reduction measures for stimu­lants in other regions of world.

  8. Exploring the Land-Drugs Nexus

    18 October 2014 - Event

    This conference will explore the nexus between land and drugs.

    Download Conference Agenda (PDF, 127KB)

  9. Mind Your Eye 2014

    31 May 2014 - Event

    This year the Mind Your Eye conference will deal with the impact the drug problem has on businesses and on security, as well with alternatives to deal with the drug problem.

    Download programme (PDF)

    Conference website