Items tagged with harm reduction

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Cocaine paste and cannabis in the field of mental health in Chile [26.02.2007] Clinical observations and scientific evidence - The use of some drugs in Chile remains silenced in official discourses, making it important to clinic ...
Beyond Punitive Prohibition [01.03.2006] The primary objective of this paper is to evaluate whether the drug conventions permit states to experiment with alternatives to the punitive prohibi ...
Legislating for Health and Human Rights [01.01.2006] The widespread legal, social and political ramifications of the HIV/AIDS epidemic make it necessary to review and reform a broad range of laws. Some ...
The UN and Harm Reduction - Revisited [01.04.2005] The US pressure on the UNODC to withdraw support from needle exchange and other harm reduction approaches backfired at the 48th session of the CND in ...
The United Nations and Harm Reduction [10.03.2005] In March 2005 the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will meet in Vienna. The confrontation between zero-tolerance ideologists and harm reduction ...
Displacement of Canada’s largest public illicit drug market in response to a police crackdown [10.05.2004] Law enforcement is often used in an effort to reduce the social, community and health-related harms of illicit drug use by injection drug users (IDUs ...
Measures to reduce harm [01.03.2004] The conventions do not contain, refer to or define “harm reduction”. The three conventions refer to measures against drug abuse. Article 38 of the 19 ...
European report on drug consumption rooms [01.02.2004] Drug consumption rooms have been established in several countries, where confirmed drug users are allowed to consume their drugs in hygienic conditio ...
HIV/AIDS and Drugs Misuse in Russia [01.09.2003] This report breaks new ground in the HIV/AIDS prevention literature by reviewing harm reduction initiatives and programmes in the context of Russian ...
Evaluation of the work of drug consumption rooms in the Federal Republic of Germany [01.07.2003] Besides the classic approaches (drug counselling centres, therapy for substance abuse) there exist reform and pilot projects to develop alternative w ...
Global Trends. Lessons from Vienna [20.06.2003] Martin Jelsma analysed the 2003 UNGASS mid-term review and drew some important conclusions for the 10-year review in 2008: "Alliances have to be cons ...
Drug Consumption Rooms [01.04.2003] The first drug consumption room for opiate-dependent persons in Germany was opened in Frankfort on the Main in December 1994. In March 2003 there wer ...
Drugs in the UN system [01.04.2003] The "international community" presented an apparent unanimity in its endorsement of prohibitive drug control at the United Nations General Assembly S ...
The Erratic Crusade of the INCB [18.02.2003] In the Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2002 that was released on February 26, the president of the Board, Dr. Philip O. Emafo ...
Flexibility of treaty provisions [30.09.2002] In a confidential and authoritative memorandum to the INCB, UNODC legal experts argue that most harm reduction measures are in fact acceptable under ...
Recent developments regarding drug law and policy in Germany and the European Community [21.03.2002] Recent developments in drug policy can be regarded as taking place in stages based on certain changeable paradigms: the abstinence paradigm, the medi ...
Alternative Development and Drug Control [08.01.2002] What can Alternative Development interventions realistically hope to achieve, given the growing demand for illicit drugs and the continuing prevalenc ...
Crack Heads and Roots Daughters [01.01.2002] An ethnographic study of women and drug use in inner city neighborhoods in Kingston, Jamaica, revealed that cannabis is commonly used in conjunction ...
Reviewing legal aspects of substitution treatment at international level [01.08.2000] Treatment for drug addiction was seen as a measure to reduce drug abuse as early as 1961 when the UN Single Convention was signed. However, the only ...
Use of Narcotic Drugs in Public Injection Rooms under Public International Law [07.01.2000] State-controlled public injection rooms are not expressly referred to in any of the rele­vant international conventions. It is thus necessary to dete ...
The impact of heroin prescription on heroin markets in Switzerland [01.01.2000] A program of heroin prescription was introduced in Switzerland in 1994. This initially targeted 1,000 heavily dependent heroin users, most of whom we ...
Therapeutic Use of Cannabis by Crack Addicts in Brazil [01.10.1999] This study ensued from clinical observations based on spontaneous accounts by crack abusers undergoing their first psychiatric assessment, where they ...

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