Portugal enacted drug decriminalization in 2001. This video explains what the U.S. can learn from their health and human-centered approach to drug use and drug policy.
In a victory for proponents of asset forfeiture reform, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling prohibits state and local governments from collecting excessive fines, fees and forfeitures.
During his declaration of a national emergency at the border, President Trump yet again called for the death penalty for people who sell drugs. Killing people in the name of the drug war is inhumane and unconscionable. Tell Congress to stand against harsh drug penalties and to instead adopt the solutions that will save lives.
This report shows that a full capacity SUS in Denver could generate $8.6 million in health benefits Advocates say this is confirmation the Colorado General Assembly should allow a supervised use site.
SCS are legally sanctioned facilities that allow people to consume pre-obtained drugs under the supervision of trained staff. They are designed to reduce the health and public order issues often associated with public drug consumption.
Learn how to implement coordinated policies rooted in harm reduction and human rights at the local level – where they are most likely to have the greatest impact.