Items tagged with reclassification

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Risk assessment of new psychoactive substances [30.06.2009] The principal aim of these guidelines is to put in place a sound methodological and procedural basis for carrying out each risk assessment. The risk ...
Ecstasy 'no more dangerous than horse riding' [07.02.2009] Writing in an academic journal, Professor David Nutt said taking ecstasy was no worse than the risks of "equasy", a term he invented to describe peop ...
Risk assessment of khat use in the Netherlands [22.08.2008] In preparing a decision about the legal status of khat in the Netherlands, the Dutch Minister of Health requested CAM (Coordination point Assessment ...
The current state of drug policy debate [30.04.2008] Martin Jelsma, from the Transnational Institute, prepared an analysis for the Latin American Commission on Drugs and Democracy, explaining the drug p ...
Cannabis: Classification and Public Health [01.04.2008] The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs reviewed the classification of cannabis in the light of real public concern about the potential mental he ...
Abolishing Coca Leaf Consumption? [05.03.2008] The Transnational Institute condemns the decision by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) in their 2007 annual report released today, whi ...
MDMA (‘ecstasy’) [01.02.2008] Due to its prevalence of use, MDMA is a significant public health issue. The Council believes that criminal justice measures will only have limited e ...
Development of a rational scale to assess the harm of drugs of potential misuse [24.03.2007] Drug misuse and abuse are major health problems. Harmful drugs are regulated according to classification systems that purport to relate to the harms ...
Review of the UK’s Drugs Classification System [01.05.2006] The UK system of classifying drugs according to their harmfulness has been in place since the introduction of the Misuse of Drugs Act in 1971. Over t ...
The global political economy of scheduling [26.02.2004] This article explains the international context of regulation to control addicting substances that gave rise to schedules. It discusses the impact of ...
Development of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, 1971 [01.07.1989] The 196l Single Convention did not include so-called "psychotropic substances" such as amphetamines and barbiturates among the drugs controlled. The ...

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