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  1. The judge who allowed ecstasy and ketamine to be legalised explains why he did it

    09 Marzo 2015
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    Judge Gerard Hogan made an unexpected decision to allow for the possession of some drugs in a ruling on an appeal with the backing of two of his judicial colleagues at the Court of Appeal who agreed with his assessment of Ireland’s drug laws. His 30-page ruling can be read in full here. The Dáil will sit late tonight to pass emergency legislation in order to reclassify drugs – including ecstasy, ketamine and magic mushrooms.

  2. Drugs in the UK: Why we need to talk about regulation and decriminalisation

    30 Enero 2015
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    Fighting the war on drugs in the UK costs an estimated £13 billion annually.

  3. Drop charges over ecstasy, police urged

    21 Marzo 2013
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    Ecstasy users should not be charged by police, former Labor health minister Neal Blewett said during a provocative keynote address to the peak police drug and alcohol forum in Australasia. Dr Blewett believes resources should target the most serious drug abusers, adding that cannabis laws around the country were ''chaotic'' and also needed reform. ''Already we struggle with drugs, including designer drugs scarcely on our horizon in the past,'' said Dr Blewett.

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    Tolerar no es promover

    Daniel Pacheco
    03 Febrero 2013
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    La preocupación de los padres de familia, de los periodistas, y de los políticos sobre la inclusión de las mal llamadas “drogas sintéticas” en la lista de sustancias protegidas por la dosis mínima no es racional, no está basada en hechos. El éxtasis no es adictivo. Su consumo esporádico no genera “impedimentos cognitivos”. Eso es lo que dice la ciencia al respecto de la, por estos días, polémica sustancia. Lo afirma un estudio de 2011, de la Universidad de Harvard, publicado en la revista especializada Addiction.

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    New drug bill 'to decriminalise ecstasy' in Colombia

    30 Enero 2013
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    Colombia's Justice Minister, Ruth Stella Correa, has said a new drugs bill would decriminalise personal use of synthetic drugs, such as ecstasy. The proposal would replace current laws, which ban cocaine and marijuana, although people are not prosecuted for possessing small amounts. Colombia's legislation is being re-assessed in an attempt to tackle drug use, trafficking and related issues.

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    Se podrían cargar hasta tres pastillas de droga sintética

    29 Enero 2013
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    Con dos énfasis, el reconocimiento expreso de que el consumo de drogas es una enorme amenaza para el país y que la persecución penal solo será contra los traficantes, el Gobierno llevará al Congreso el proyecto que reforma, después de casi 30 años, el Estatuto de Estupefacientes. El nuevo plan en la lucha contra el narcotráfico y sus efectos se llamará Estatuto Nacional de Drogas, y establece, por primera vez, la obligación de que todos los municipios destinen partidas para programas de prevención de consumo y tratamiento para adictos. (Véase también: Procurador General rechazó iniciativa para despenalizar las drogas sintéticas)

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    Gobierno propone despenalización de dosis personal de drogas sintéticas

    28 Enero 2013
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    El Gobierno Nacional planteó un completo revolcón al manejo de la política de drogas en el país, alrededor de ampliar las drogas que cuentan con autorización para el porte y consumo de la dosis mínima. La ministra de Justicia, Ruth Stella Correa, confirmó la posibilidad de extender dicha autorización a las drogas sintéticas. La idea, que será presentada al Congreso, propende por homologar la despenalización de la dosis mínima para dichas drogas. Conservadores se oponen. (Véase también: Se podrían cargar hasta tres pastillas de droga sintética)

  8. Legal use of cannabis, ecstasy for over-15s backed by state medical body

    10 Septiembre 2012
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    A report by a group of prominent Australians that recommends Australia rethink its criminalisation of illicit drugs has been backed by the Victorian branch of the Australian Medical Association. The report recommended that cannabis and ecstasy be decriminalised for people aged 16 and older, who are willing to be recorded on a national confidential user's register. Users would be able to purchase drugs from an approved supplier, likely a chemist.

  9. Pure ecstasy can be 'safe' if consumed responsibly: B.C. health officer

    13 Junio 2012
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    B.C.'s top health official says taking pure ecstasy can be "safe" when consumed responsibly by adults, despite warnings by police in Alberta and British Columbia about the dangers of the street drug after a rash of deaths. Dr. Perry Kendall asserts the risks of MDMA — the pure substance originally synonymous with ecstasy — are overblown, and that its lethal dangers only arise when the man-made chemical is polluted by money-hungry gangs who cook it up.