Drug policy
A drug policy is the policy, usually of a government, regarding the control and regulation of drugs considered dangerous, particularly those which are addictive. Governments try to combat drug addicti...
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Illicit drug use in Australia
Illicit drug use in Australia is the recreational use of prohibited drugs in Australia. Illicit drugs include illegal drugs (such as cannabis, opiates, and certain types of stimulants), pharmaceutical...
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Drug policy of Canada
Canada's drug regulations are covered by the Food and Drug Act and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. In relation to controlled and restricted drug products the Controlled Drugs and Substances A...
Drug policy of the Netherlands
The drug policy of the Netherlands officially has four major objectives:By contrast, most other countries take the point of view that recreational drug use is detrimental to society and must therefore...
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Drug policy of Portugal
The drug policy of Portugal was put in place in 2000, and was legally effective from July 2001. The new law maintained the status of illegality for using or possessing any drug for personal use withou...
Drug policy of Sweden
The drug policy of Sweden is based on zero tolerance focusing on prevention, treatment, and control, aiming to reduce both the supply of and demand for illegal drugs. While using illegal substances is...
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List of drugs illegal in the United Kingdom
Drugs controlled by the United Kingdom (UK) Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 are listed in this article.These drugs are known in the UK as controlled drugs, because this is the term by which the act itself re...
Drug policy of the United States
Drug use has increased in all categories since the beginning of prohibition on January 17, 1920, with the exception of opium; its use is at a fraction of its peak level. A major decline in the use of ...
Drug policy of California
Drug policy of California refers to the policy on various classes and kinds of drugs in the U.S. state of California. cannabis possession has been decriminalized, but its cultivation and sale remain c...
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Drug policy of Colorado
The U.S. state of Colorado has various policies restricting the production, sale, and use of different substances.
There are two sets of policies in Colorado relating to cannabis use: those for me...
Drug policy of Maryland
The U.S. state of Maryland has various policies restricting the production, sale, and use of different substances.
As of July 2011, the sales tax for purchasing alcohol in Maryland is 9 percent. ...
Drug policy of Virginia
The U.S. state of Virginia has various policies restricting the production, sale, and use of several defined controlled substance.
Virginia General Assembly tightened the laws on cannabis and adde...
Drug prohibition law
Drug prohibition law is prohibition-based law by which governments prohibit, except under licence, the production, supply, and possession of many, but not all, substances which are recognized as drugs...
Pharmaceutical policy
Pharmaceutical policy is a branch of health policy that deals with the development, provision and use of medications within a health care system. It embraces drugs (both brand name and generic), biolo...
Drug policy reform
Drug policy reform, also known as drug law reform, is any proposed changes to the way governments respond to the socio-cultural influence on perception of psychoactive substance use. Proponents of dru...
Cannabis in California
Cannabis in California comprises a number of legislative, legal, and cultural events surrounding use of cannabis. Medical marijuana is legal pursuant to Proposition 215 in 1996 and Senate Bill 420. Re...
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American Drug War: The Last White Hope
American Drug War: The Last White Hope is a 2007 documentary by writer/director Kevin Booth about the War on Drugs in the United States.
The film states the War on Drugs has become one of the lon...
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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (in French Office des Nations unies contre la drogue et le crime) is a United Nations office that was established in 1997 as the Office for Drug Co...
NPS MedicineWise
Established in March 1998, NPS MedicineWise (known prior to 2009 as the National Prescribing Service) is a not-for-profit organisation whose programs are funded by the Department of Health (Australia)...
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Drug paraphernalia
"Drug paraphernalia" is a term used, often with a slightly negative connotation due to its use in criminal law (e.g. "possession of drug paraphernalia"), to denote any equipment, product, or material ...
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Harm reduction
Harm reduction (or harm minimization) is a range of public health policies designed to reduce the harmful consequences associated with various human behaviors, both legal and illegal. Harm reduction p...
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Drug policy of the Soviet Union
The drug policy of the Soviet Union changed little throughout the existence of the state, other than slowly becoming more repressive, although some differences in penalties existed in the different Un...
World Federation Against Drugs
World Federation Against Drugs (WFAD) is a multilateral community with a growing number non-governmental organizations from different parts of the world (118 organizations in 44 countries in June 2014...