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Harm Reduction Decade

Source : http://www.ihra.net/harm-reduction-decade HIV-related deaths and new HIV infections among people who inject drugs could be almost entirely eliminated by 2030 with just a tiny shift in global drug control spending. This is one finding of our report The Case for a Harm Reduction Decade. The study uses data we have ...

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Federal Court Ruling Protects Patient Gardens

Source : http://cannabisdigest.ca/8963-2/ A huge wave of relief swept across the country this morning as a federal court judge handed down a ruling protecting patient gardens.  In 2014, a new medical cannabis program, the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations, was enacted by Health Canada, replacing the Medical Marijuana Access Regulations which ...

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Ghana moves to decriminalize marijuana use

Source : http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Ghana-moves-to-decriminalize-marijuana-use-420636?channel=A2 Ghana is gradually moving towards decriminalizing the use of marijuana. A process has begun towards crafting legislation to decriminalize the use of marijuana and other narcotics. This will ensure that attitudes to drug addicts move away from shaming them to helping them. A new report by the International ...

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UNODC Executive Director meets with civil society at 59th Session of the CND

Source : http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/2016/March/unodc-executive-director-meets-with-civil-society-at-59th-session-of-the-cnd.html?ref=fs1 UNGASS 2016 preparations, prevention and treatment of drug use, alternatives to incarceration and the death penalty were the focus of informal dialogue with civil society held on 17 March 18 March 2016 – UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, commended civil society organizations (CSOs) for their global activities, including their ...

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DanceSafe : Drug Checking

Source : https://dancesafe.org/drug-checking/ Drug Checking Drug checking, also known as pill testing or adulterant screening, is a harm reduction service that helps drug users avoid ingesting unknown and potentially more dangerous adulterants found in street drugs. Drug checking services also assist emergency medical professionals and public health agencies in identifying trends ...

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Trouvée morte sur le parvis de l’église

Source : http://www.lapresse.ca/le-soleil/justice-et-faits-divers/201603/05/01-4957686-trouvee-morte-sur-le-parvis-de-leglise.php (Québec) Une jeune femme de 19 ans a été retrouvée sans vie dans les escaliers du parvis de l’église Saint-Roch dans la nuit de vendredi à samedi. Son décès a été constaté à l’hôpital et les policiers traitent l’affaire comme une mort suspecte. Le Service de police de ...

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