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    Changing the Drug War Debate

    Kelly Hearn
    26 January 2006
    In the media
  2. UN Report Enforces Orthodox Drug Strategy

    Geoffrey Ramsey
    05 March 2012
    In the media

    In a joint press release with the Washington Office on Latin America, the Transnational Institute’s Martin Jelsma said that the INCB’s response to Bolivia is a “clear sign that the UN drug control regime is under strain,” and that the INCB “is in distress and no longer capable of responding to challenges in a rational manner.”

  3. Guatemalan president leads drug legalization debate

    Catherine E. Shoichet
    26 March 2012
    In the media

    "Even if the United States is not willing at this point to go along, there is space for Latin American countries to take certain steps," said Martin Jelsma, a political scientist who specializes in Latin America and international drugs policy at the Transnational Institute. "Of course, politically, that will be one of the questions. How much pressure will the United States put on Latin America to prevent this?"

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    U.N. Drug Report Claims Crackdown Is Paying Off

    Jim Lobe
    26 June 2006
    In the media
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    Softer Policy on Drugs Is Debated in Argentina

    Alexei Barrionuevo
    14 February 2009
    In the media
  6. Report illustrates dynamics of Colombia's domestic drug trade

    Michael Lohmuller
    25 February 2015
    In the media

    A recent analysis on the relationship between local drug markets and violence and crime in Colombia illustrates the dynamics driving the domestic drug trade, and provides recommendations for comprehensive government interventions designed to result in long-lasting security improvements.

  7. TNI-WOLA report: Latin America drug laws 'worsen prison overcrowding'

    13 December 2010
    In the media

    Drug laws in eight Latin American countries have exacerbated their prison overcrowding problems and failed to curb trafficking.

  8. Germany marijuana legalization push revives debate over drug policy

    11 December 2015
    In the media

    Washington Times  

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    Fuelling the debate

    01 February 2008
    In the media
  10. This cocaine report gets it so wrong

    Niamh Eastwood
    11 March 2010
    In the media

    The new parliamentary report on the cocaine trade lacks evidence and contradicts current expert thinking on the drug.

  11. Myanmar Opium Farmers’ Forum report published

    15 December 2015
    In the media

    Mizzima - The report stresses that farmers grow opium to ensure food security for their families and to provide for basic needs, and to have access to health and education.

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    Susan George in BBC World Business Report

    05 December 2013
    In the media

    Political scientist and author on Third World poverty issues, Susan George gives us her thoughts on the prospects for a free trade deal at the WTO in Bali.

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    NeoConOpticon – new report on Europe’s ‘security research’ sector

    25 September 2009
    In the media
    The NeoConOpticon report, published by the Transnational Institute (TNI) and Statewatch, is probably the most significant independent assessment of Europe’s emerging “security research” sector to date.
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    UN drug chief: Insurgents complicating drug war

    William J. Kole
    27 June 2008
    In the media
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    Effect of Obama business-tax proposals debated

    Miriam Hill
    05 May 2009
    In the media
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    UN: Latin America undermining drug war by decriminalizing drugs

    Sara Miller Llana
    25 February 2010
    In the media

    The UN, in its annual report released today, said Latin America is undermining the drug war by decriminalizing small amounts of drugs.

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    Ten Years TNI Drugs Programme

    22 June 2010
    In the media

    TNI has been involved in international drugs policy work since the 1998 UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS). This new report summarises the lessons of 10 years of work in this field, emphasising drug controls that respect human rights: the rights of farmers caught in the illicit economy to a life in dignity; decriminalisation of drug use; and the promotion of harm reduction approaches where they are proven to save lives.

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