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    Salas de consumo de drogas

    Eberhard Schatz, Marie Nougier
    31 May 2012

    idpc-salas-consumoDurante los últimos 10 a 20 años, las salas de consumo de drogas (SCD) se han convertido en una parte integral de estrategias de tratamiento de la dependencia a las drogas y de reducción de daños en una serie países de Europa occidental, Norteamérica y Australia. No obstante, éstas aún no han llegado a ser implementadas en la mayoría de los países en el mundo.

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  2. Cannabis debate in Australia

    Tom Blickman
    04 June 2008
    Article

    In Australia a vicious debate on cannabis policy started when Alex Wodak, the head of the Sydney drug and alcohol clinic at St Vincent's Hospital, suggested that marijuana be regulated like alcohol or tobacco. He proposed to sell cannabis legally in post offices in packets that warn against its effects.

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    UN: conflicting views on harm reduction

    18 February 2008
    Article

    Conflicting views and policies within the UN system on harm reduction have become a major concern. Consistency in messages is crucial especially where it concerns joint global programmes such as the efforts to slow down the HIV/AIDS epidemic; efforts in which harm reduction practices like needle exchange and substitution treatment play a pivotal role.