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  1. While Russia grapples with HIV epidemic, Moscow’s addicts share their filthy needles

    23 May 2015
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    The government does not offer substitution therapy or harm reduction outreach, and the impact of grassroots groups such as Rylkov, which has only 15 staffers, is limited. 

  2. Drug experts plead for a better way

    17 May 2015
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    In an Alternative Drugs and Addiction Report, experts have warned politicians that current laws on dangerous drugs are doing more harm than good in Germany. 

  3. Legalise cannabis in Luxembourg?

    10 May 2015
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    Luxembourg's Parliament is to debate the decriminalisation of consumption of cannabis, the health minister said while outlining a new drug prevention programme. The minister said she hoped to raise awareness among young people of the risks surrounding cannabis consumption as well as the use of other, legal drugs, such as alcohol and tobacco. 

  4. Junk policy

    08 May 2015
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    A century ago, in 1914, the United States banned heroin and cocaine, and it then gradually used its diplomatic might to impose this ban across the world.