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Opium poppy farming in Afghanistan less lucrative in 2015

Source : http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/2016/March/opium-poppy-farming-in-afghanistan-less-lucrative-in-2015.html In recent days, UNODC presented a socio-economic analysis of the latest Opium Survey in Afghanistan, which revealed that opium poppy farmers gained considerably less in 2015 compared to the previous year. Figures in the analysis show that the gross income from opium decreased to $3100 per hectare in ...

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L’indépassable répression

Source : http://www.ledevoir.com/international/actualites-internationales/466765/drogues-l-indepassable-repression Près de 20 ans après leur dernière rencontre, les chefs de gouvernement et d’État du monde entier se réuniront le 19 avril pour revoir le plan de lutte mondial contre les drogues. Les Nations unies tiendront alors la session extraordinaire de l’Assemblée générale sur le problème mondial de la drogue. ...

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Women And Binge Drinking: When Too Much Is Not Enough

Source : https://www.thefix.com/women-and-binge-drinking-when-too-much-not-enough We have written before on The Fix about thechallenges women in recovery face that are unique. Thanks to the decades-long unspoken assumption in American culture that there is something unladylike about drinking to excess, even admitting you have a problem is disproportionately difficult for women struggling with alcohol ...

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Le «roi du cannabis» sur Saint-Denis

Source : http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2016/03/23/le-roi-du-cannabis-sur-saint-denis Surnommé le «roi du cannabis», le controversé homme d’affaires à la tête d’une chaîne de commerces qui vend de la marijuana médicale confirme qu’il aura très bientôt pignon sur rue à Montréal. «On s’en vient», assure Don Briere au sujet de sa chaîne Weeds Glass & Gifts, qui ...

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Leading Medical Experts Call for Drug Policy Overhaul, Including Decriminalizing Drugs and Exploring Legal Regulation

Source : http://www.drugpolicy.org/blog/leading-medical-experts-call-drug-policy-overhaul-including-decriminalizing-drugs-and-exploring As policymakers weigh “what to do about drugs,” they almost always focus on the potential harms of drugs and almost never on the harms of our drug policies themselves. But earlier today an esteemed group of researchers issued a comprehensive report on public health and international drug ...

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Canada’s newly elected Liberals may legalize marijuana. That could impact US drug policy.

Source : http://www.vox.com/2015/10/20/9573497/canada-marijuana-legalization-justin-trudeau With the Liberal Party’s electoral victory in Canada, the US’s northern neighbors could soon undertake an enormous change in drug policy: marijuana legalization. The policy was a big part of the Liberals’ campaign: « We will legalize, regulate, and restrict access to marijuana. Canada’s current system of marijuana prohibition ...

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