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    'Paco' Under Scrutiny

    • Pien Metaal, Tom Blickman, Equipo Intercambios, Giorgina Garibotto et al.
    08 October 2006
    Paper

    Based on two studies carried out in the cities of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, this report examines the origin, characteristics and impact of the explosive increase in cocaine base paste in urban areas.

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    TNI Briefing series

    01 August 2006
    Article
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    Publications on Coca

    23 June 2008
    Article

     

     

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    Coca - Cocaine overview and links

    01 August 2006
    Article

    The coca-cocaine issue has gained momentum by the ascending of a peasant leader to the presidency in Bolivia, who announced making a case for the de-scheduling of the coca leaf from it's current classification as a dangerous narcotic drug in the international drug control conventions. Time has come to clarify longstanding confusion on the distinction between the coca leaf and its principal derivate cocaine.

  5. Uruguay

    18 September 2014
  6. Coca leaf: Myths and Reality

    • Tom Blickman
    05 August 2014
    Primer

    Many myths surround coca. Every day press accounts around the world use the word coca in their headlines, when in fact they refer to cocaine. TNI's Drugs and Democracy Team exposes the myths and reality surrounding the coca leaf.

             
  7. Reform proposals and reforms to drug laws

    01 January 2010
    Article

    For years, in Uruguay, various political factions have been promoting cannabis regulation in order to separate the market for soft drugs from the market for dangerous substances. This section presents important pronouncements, initiatives and proposals to reform the law, in chronological order.

  8. Summary of Drugs & Democracy Activities, July - September 2015

    28 October 2015
    Article

    We must focus our vision on humans, but not on the substance. This is a complex phenomenon that must be addressed”
    Milton Romani, during the UNASUR seminar in Quito.