The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime have release their World Drug Report for 2020. In this blog we discuss four key takeaways from this year's report.
In this blog, we draw out key lessons from cannabis regulation in the US and Canada
We look at how Canadian cannabis producers are in prime position to take advantage of emerging cannabis markets and the issues this raises.
A hard-hitting new report from Amnesty International exposes the human rights costs of the 'war on drugs.
Transform and Release’s joint recommendations for keeping people safe under COVID-19.
The UK's already overcrowded prisons face a rapidly escalating public health catastrophe from COVID-19. A number of countries have already started the managed release of prisoners.
Policing of people who use drugs in the UK has had to change rapidly during the COVID-19 crisis. Even in normal times enforcement of criminalisation of people who use drugs is expensive and counterproductive.
In a letter to the Times, Transform joined 23 leading academics & practitioners to call for Government action to protect and enhance key drug services under #COVID19
Our prison system is overcrowded by detaining non-violent drug offenders. Action needs to be taken to minimise the dangers of coronavirus.
The COVID-19 crisis has now left an impact on every aspect of our lives, and we need to ramp up support for people with drug problems for the safety of wider society.