Straits Times, 26 Jul 2016 - S. China Sea Gets Brief Mention in His State of the Nation Address Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday defended his deadly anti-crime war even as he enumerated a host of big measures to bring economic relief to wage earners, conclude peace with communist and Muslim rebels, fix infrastructure bottlenecks […]
Jakarta Post, 26 Jul 2016 - Indonesia may have felt proud when its delegation was chosen to represent 16 like-minded countries at a UN General Assembly Special Session on the world drug problem at the UN headquarters in New York last April. For Indonesia, its selection to read a joint statement on behalf of countries […]
Jakarta Post, 26 Jul 2016 - President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has been urged to cancel the planned executions of drug convicts and review his capital punishment policy as authorities prepare for executions on Nusakambangan prison island, Cilacap, Central Java. Pakistani Zulfiqar Ali, one of the death row convicts, was transferred on Monday to a secluded […]
US Senator Tim Kaine talks about states as laboratories of democracy, and asks whether marijuana legalization has impacted heroin production; Senator Ed Markey talks about overdose deaths, and asks whether the administration has been ignoring Fentanyl coming in from China and Mexico; and Senator Marco Rubio speaks sensibly about alcohol, other drugs, and drug addiction.
I know people have already been talking about this in comments, but this is just so bizarre… Colorado town finds THC in its water, warns residents not to drink or bathe in it This Denver Post article may be the best so far on the subject as it shows both the hysteria… Screening stations are […]
I took a look through the Republic Party Platform A mixture of stuff that absolutely makes me cringe, along with the occasional bit of material that seemed quite sensible. Here are a few points that may be of interest to our group: In its discussion of the Fourth Amendment, the platform completely ignores the abuses […]
Ending the war on drugs: Making the case for regulation of drug markets in Latin America and beyondA workshop organized by Transform DrugPolicy Foundation and MéxicoUnido Contra la Delincuencia as part of The International DrugPolicy Reform Conference 2013Join us to learn and share experiences on how to meaningfully engage with the drug policy reform debate, […]
Transformand MUCD were pleased to launch the latest publication from our joint Latin American Programme for Drug Policy Reform in Mexico City yesterday.‘Ending the War on Drugs: How to win the debate in Latin America' is the product of a series of workshops and consultations with experts across the region, and builds on Transform's 2007 book […]