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  1. The Challenges of Medicinal Cannabis in Colombia

    • Nicolás Martínez Rivera
    29 October 2019
    Policy briefing

    In July 2016, the Colombian government enacted Law 1787, which regulates the use of medicinal cannabis and its trade in the country. With this decision and a series of subsequent resolutions, Colombia joined the more than a dozen countries that have put into practice different types of regulation to explore the advantages of this plant as an alternative pharmaceutical.

  2. Los desafíos del cannabis medicinal en Colombia

    • Nicolás Martínez Rivera
    02 October 2019
    Policy briefing

    En julio de 2016 el gobierno colombiano expidió la ley 1787 que regula el uso y la comercialización del cannabis medicinal en el país. Con esta decisión y una serie de resoluciones subsiguientes, Colombia se sumó a más de una decena de países que han puesto en práctica distintos tipos de reglamentación para explorar las ventajas de esta planta como alternativa farmacéutica.

  3. Methamphetamine use in Myanmar, Thailand, and Southern China: assessing practices, reducing harms

    • Renaud Cachia, Thura Myint Lwin
    18 February 2019
    Policy briefing

    Over the past decade, methamphetamine use has grown more popular in Myanmar, Thailand and Southern China. Based on in-depth interviews conducted with individuals who use methamphetamine, this briefing sheds light on the importance of promoting an environment that reinforces, rather than undermines, the ability of people who use methamphetamine to regulate their drug use, preserve their health and adopt safer practices.