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  1. 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.

  2. 'You will not be arrested for using drugs'

    02 Diciembre 2014
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    Authorities in the Netherlands are warning Amsterdam tourists about heroin masquerading as cocaine, which has already killed several people and sent a number of others to the hospital.

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    Norway mulls decriminalising heroin smoking

    28 Febrero 2013
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    The Norwegian government it wants to decriminalise the inhalation of heroin, a method considered less dangerous than injecting it, to reduce the number of overdoses in the country. The move would make smoking heroin an offense on par with injecting, which is illegal in Norway but tolerated. Oslo's municipality operates a site where heroin addicts can inject drugs under safer, more hygienic circumstances.

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    Decriminalise heroin and cocaine says Belfast drugs worker

    14 Febrero 2013
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    One of Northern Ireland's most senior drugs workers has said that class A drugs like heroin should be decriminalised, regulated and made available on prescription. "I think the impact of decriminalising, of regulating, of taking this activity out of the hands of organised crime, is the way to improve our society right now," said Michael Foley, the head of the Belfast Trust's Drug Outreach Team.