This week (July 19 2017), Uruguay became the first country in the world to introduce a nationwide legally regulated retail market for the production and supply of cannabis for non-medical [...]
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As of Wednesday 17th October 2018, Canadians can legally purchase cannabis for recreational use from licensed shops supplied by government regulated companies. Transform Drug Policy Foundation, advised the cannabis task [...]
The core argument made by opponents of legal regulation is that any regulated market for cannabis would inevitably fuel a significant rise in use and associated harms – particularly among [...]
Misunderstandings and misreporting of actual and proposed changes to Dutch cannabis policy in 2011 have led some opponents of cannabis reform to suggest the country is retreating from its longstanding [...]
Cannabis social clubs (CSCs) are private, non-profit organisations in which cannabis is collectively grown and distributed to registered members. With no profit motive to increase cannabis consumption or initiate new [...]
The central aim of Swedish drug policy is to create a drug-free society. To achieve this aim, the country has adopted a punitive, enforcement-led approach to drugs. It is this [...]
A number of countries – including Switzerland, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and Canada – prescribe heroin for use under medical supervision, as part of successful programmes to treat long-term [...]
During 2014 we released a short briefing that debunked some of the claims made about the innovative approach to drug policy taken in Portugal, where personal drug possession is not treated as [...]
Portugal decriminalised the possession of all drugs for personal use in 2001, and there now exists a significant body of evidence on what happened following the move. Both opponents and [...]