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International Drug Policy Consortium


10 years of drug policy in Asia: How far have we come?

The data presented in this report suggest that countries in Asia have not been able to achieve the frequently reiterated goal of a ‘drug-free’ region nor to ‘eliminate or reduce significantly’ the illicit cultivation, production, trafficking, sale and consumption of drugs.

Taking stock: a decade of drug policy

This report evaluates the impacts of drug policies implemented across the world over the past decade, using data from the United Nations (UN), complemented with peer-reviewed academic research and grey literature reports from civil society.
Briefing paper

Medicinal cannabis policies and practices around the world

In recent years, there has been a clear shift in the global drug policy debate, particularly on cannabis. This paper aims to enhance understanding of the state of reforms and their potential, as well as offer some general recommendations in an effort to improve public...