Review: Opioids and Cannabis at the United Nations

Summary and Impressions of the Intergovernmental Meeting of the Expert Group on Opiates and the Reconvened 61st Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs of the United Nations Intergovernmental Meeting of the Expert Group on Opiates Over the past 150 years, humanity has experienced several opioid crises, but none as devastating as the current one,…

1-VIENNA 61-18

– Narrative Report – Intergovernmental EGM on Opioids | Reconvened 61st Session of the CND | ICPC 2018 14.12.2018 Basic Information Project and Contact Information Name of the program / project: Drug Policy Program – Knowmad Institut Activity: Intergovernmental EGM on Opioids 03-04/12/2018| Reconvened 61st Session of the CND 05-07/1272018 | International Cannabis Policy Conference 07-09/12/2018 Grant…

Government that produces death, death that produces government

With the extreme right rising in Brazil, the right to life may lose its current status as a relative guarantee to become the main asset of social inequality By Evandro Cruz Silva.* Social Scientist at Universidade Estadual de Campinas. The sociologist Mitchell Duneier tells in his book “Ghetto: the invention of place, the history a idea” the story…

Mexico: SCJN jurisprudence in relation to cannabis

By Jorge Hernández Tinajero Last October 31st, the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN for its Spanish acronym) resolved positively two amparos on the cannabis issue, and with them was reached the necessary jurisprudence to force the laws on cannabis to be modified by Congress. In Mexico the jurisprudence is created when a…