Items tagged with portugal

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What Can We Learn From The Portuguese Decriminalization of Illicit Drugs? [30.11.2010] The issue of decriminalizing illicit drugs is hotly debated, but is rarely subject to evidence-based analysis. This paper examines the case of Portug ...
Portugal's Drug Experience: New Study Confirms Decriminalization Was a Success [23.11.2010] From the perspective of drug warriors, the criminal laws against drug possession are all that protect Americans from a deluge of drugs, an orgy of ma ...
Portuguese priorities [11.10.2010] In July 2001, the Portuguese government introduced Law 30, setting in train a radical new approach to illicit drug use. In practice, it decriminalise ...
What Britain could learn from Portugal's drugs policy [05.09.2010] In the midst of the recently resurgent debate in Britain about whether our drug laws are working – or require a major overhaul – the experience of Po ...
Ten years of decriminalization in Portugal [29.07.2010] Ten years ago, in July 2001, Portugal decriminalized the use and possession of all illicit drugs including cocaine and heroin. Under the new legal fr ...
At 10, Portugal's Drug Law Draws New Scrutiny [20.07.2010] Portugal's move to decriminalize illicit substances—Europe's most liberal drug legislation—turns 10 years old this month amid new scrutiny and plaudi ...
Marijuana Legalization [30.06.2010] A number of other countries have implemented changes in law that significantly reduce the extent of criminalization of marijuana use. Only in Austral ...
Drug Policy Reform in Practice [01.07.2009] The academic journal Nueva Sociedad recently released an issue to promote the debate in Latin America on drug policy reform. TNI contributed with the ...
5 Years After: Portugal's Drug Decriminalization Policy Shows Positive Results [07.04.2009] In the face of a growing number of deaths and cases of HIV linked to drug abuse, the Portuguese government in 2001 tried a new tack to get a handle o ...
Drug Decriminalization in Portugal [01.04.2009] On July 1, 2001, a nationwide law in Portugal took effect that decriminalized all drugs, including cocaine and heroin. Under the new legal framework, ...
The INCB and cannabis [02.03.2008] Where legal ambiguities and disagreement persist around cannabis policies, the INCB continues to make narrow legal interpretations of what is allowed ...
Decriminalization of Drug Use in Portugal [01.07.2002] Drug use is an increasing problem in Portugal. In response, following the advice of a select committee, the Portuguese government has recently issued ...

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