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  1. Marijuana activists push legalization of medical cannabis in Costa Rica

    Robert Isenberg
    25 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2015
    In the media

    When you hear the phrase “cannabis advocate,” you might picture someone with wild hair and a Bob Marley T-shirt. But Gerald Murray is nothing like that. At a news conference on Tuesday morning, he was smartly groomed and wore a blazer.

  2. Why is Europe refusing to change course on drugs?

    Ian Dunt
    04 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2015
    In the media

    Is Europe being left behind? Sometimes it feels that way. In the US, Colorado and Washington have regulated recreational cannabis use, with Oregon and Alaska following suit. Uruguay is doing the same. Latin America leaders across the continent are turning against the war on drugs.

  3. Why is Europe refusing to change Course on Drugs?

    Ian Dunt
    04 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2015
    In the media

    Is Europe being left behind? Sometimes it feels that way. In the US, Colorado and Washington have regulated recreational cannabis use, with Oregon and Alaska following suit. Uruguay is doing the same. Latin America leaders across the continent are turning against the war on drugs.

  4. How marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington is making the world a better place

    Christopher Ingraham
    20 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2014
    In the media

    It's time to explore a multilateral reworking of the drug control treaties to better reflect current realities.

  5. David Bewley-Taylor

    Profile
    Associate Fellow

    David Bewley Taylor is the founding Director of the Global Drug Policy Observatory at Swansea University, UK.  He has been researching various aspects of drug policy for over twenty years with his main areas of interest being US drug policy, the UN and international drug policy and more recently counter narcotics strategies in Afghanistan....

  6. Heroin returns to Golden Triangle

    02 ဇွန်လ 2014
    In the media

    Poppy cultivation has rapidly expanded in the Myanmar and Laos parts of the Golden Triangle, to feed new demands for heroin, chiefly in China, according to a report released Monday.
    "After a decade of decline, Southeast Asia is now once again a major opium growing region," it claims.

  7. Policy Reform Needed to Stem Burma’s Resurgent Drug Trade

    02 ဇွန်လ 2014
    In the media

    The resurgence of the illicit drugs trade in Burma in recent years is the result of flawed drug control policies by Burma and its neighbors, a new report says. It urges regional governments to reform their repressive policies in order to better address the trade’s underlying causes, such as rural poverty, and the impact of a rise in drug use.

  8. Regional anti-drug policies exacerbating problem: study

    Bill O’Toole
    02 ဇွန်လ 2014
    In the media

    The steep rise is opium cultivation across Southeast Asia and its associated problems over the past five years is being encouraged by draconian anti-drug policies instituted as part ASEAN's strategy to become "drug-free" by 2015, a non-government organisation says in a new report.

  9. Europe, it’s time to regulate cannabis!

    Peter Sarosi (HCLU)
    05 မတ်လ 2014
    In the media

    The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) is a great innovation of the Treaty of Lisbon, enabling EU citizens to call directly on the European Commission to propose a legal act, if they can obtain the support of one million of their fellow citizens. The "Weed like to talk” campaign, launched by three French university students this year, aims to collect one million signatures from at least seven EU countries to call for a common cannabis policy based on a legally regulated market.

  10. Uruguay poised to legalize marijuana: Is this the right way forward?

    02 သြဂုတ်လ 2013
    In the media

    'It is "definitely not the same as liberalising the market." This," he continued, "is a very strictly controlled regulation model, it doesn't increase access to cannabis, but instead restricts it."

  11. Nederland wietland ingehaald door Uruguay

    01 သြဂုတ်လ 2013
    In the media

    Wij hebben het er al jaren over, Uruguay doet 't gewoon: wiet wordt er legaal.

  12. Global trendsetter? Uruguay moves to legalize marijuana.

    Jonathan Gilbert
    01 သြဂုတ်လ 2013
    In the media

    Marijuana legalization: Uruguay's lower house of parliament set a global first last night by voting to give the state control of marijuana production, distribution, and sales.

  13. Zuid-Amerika wil af van War on Drugs

    20 ဇွန်လ 2013
    In the media

    "Al met al is dit een historische omslag", zegt Martin Jelsma van de denktank TNI uit Amsterdam en medeauteur van het OAS-rapport.

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    What Is the Future of British Heroin Addiction?

    06 မေလ 2013
    In the media

    However, Martin Jelsma – a political scientist who specialises in international drug trade at the Transnational Institute – is not so sure there's such a cut-and-dry, supply-and-demand explanation.

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    Towards a ceasefire

    07 မတ်လ 2013
    In the media

    Experiments in legalisation are showing what a post-war approach to drug control could look like

  16. Uruguay postpones vote on 'state as dealer' approach to drug regulation - but not for long?

    Sara Miller Llana
    02 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2013
    In the media

    Uruguay has been on the vanguard of drug policy reform in the Americas, proposing a state regulatory market for the cultivation and consumption of marijuana. President Mujica always said he wouldn't push the proposal if a majority of Uruguayans didn't accept it. But few think this postponement means the project is forever shelved.

  17. U.S. votes to legalize pot

    Tim Johnson
    07 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2012
    In the media

    Voters in Colorado and Washington state who approved the recreational use of marijuana Tuesday sent a salvo from the ballot box that will ricochet around Latin America.

  18. Latinamerika udfordrer USA i krigen mod narko

    Jesper Løvenbalk Hansen
    23 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2012
    In the media

    En lang række latinamerikanske regeringer ønsker at legalisere narkotika for at undgå mere vold. USA kæmper imod

  19. Tom Kramer

    Profile
    Researcher

    Tom Kramer (1968) is a political scientist with 25-years of working experience on Myanmar and its border regions, which he has visited regularly since 1993. He first specialised in analysing ethnic conflict in Myanmar and the role of civil society to promote change. ...

  20. Martin Jelsma

    Profile
    Programme Director Drugs & Democracy

    Martin Jelsma is a political scientist who has specialised in Latin America and international drugs policy.  In 2005, he received the Alfred R. Lindesmith Award for Achievement in the Field of Scholarship, which stated that Jelsma "is increasingly recognized as one of, if not the, outstanding strategists in terms of how international institutions deal with drugs and drug policy."...

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