Items tagged with pakistan

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High and dry: Pakistan's penchant for hash [18.12.2017] Many Pakistanis are surprisingly open to using cannabis, with the spongy, black hash made from marijuana grown in the country’s tribal belt and neigh...
Confusion reigns over alcohol, hashish notification [09.04.2015] Pakistan ’s prohibition laws — introduced in 1977 by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and later amended by General Ziaul Haq under The Prohibition (Enforcement of...
Cannabis and the 1961 Convention [12.03.2013] Over the past years, there have been some soft and hard defections on cannabis control. It is now time to discuss alternatives that are based on fact...
Tirah valley: The land of pure hashish [17.02.2013] The moderate climate and red soil make it a child’s play for Tirah Maidan’s local farmers to grow cannabis. The crop’s stems are hung for two weeks t...
Call for end to anti-drug aid for regimes with death penalty [29.12.2012] Human rights groups have urged the UK government to heed the recommendations of an influential parliamentary committee that has told the government t...
The Death Penalty for Drug Offences [19.11.2012] Executions for drug offences have escalated in countries such as Iran and Saudi Arabia against a trend towards abolition globally, reveals a new Harm...
Vienna Consensus on Drug Policy Cracks [07.04.2009] A clear divide in drug control approaches became apparent at the end of the High Level Segment of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) on March 11-...
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...
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...

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