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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Responsible drug use
Responsible drug use maximizes the benefits and reduces the risk of negative impact on the lives of both the user and others.For illegal drugs that are not diverted prescription controlled substances,...
Heroin assisted treatment
Heroin assisted treatment, or diamorphine assisted treatment, refers to the prescribing of synthetic, injectable heroin to opiate addicts that do not benefit from or cannot tolerate treatment with one...
Needle-exchange programme
A needle and syringe programme (NSP) or syringe-exchange programme (SEP) is a social service that allows injecting drug users (IDUs) to obtain hypodermic needles and associated paraphernalia at little...
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Safe injection site
Supervised injection sites (SIS) (also known as supervised injection facilities, safe injection site safer injection facility (SIF), drug consumption facility (DCF) or medically supervised injection c...
Legal issues of cannabis
The legality of cannabis varies from country to country. Possession of cannabis is illegal in most countries and has been since the beginning of widespread cannabis prohibition in the late 1930s. Howe...
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Health issues and the effects of cannabis
The primary effects of cannabis are caused by the chemical compounds in the plant, including cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is only one of about 400 different cannabinoids. Can...
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Removal of cannabis from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act
*Cannabis remains a Schedule I substance under federal law as of 2015. *Some cities and Indian Reservations have legalization policies separate from their surrounding states. Since 1972, there...
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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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Tobacco harm reduction
Tobacco harm reduction (THR) is a public health strategy to lower the health risks associated with using nicotine. Smoking tobacco is widely acknowledged as a leading cause of illness and death. Howev...
Legality of prostitution
Prostitution law varies widely from country to country, and between jurisdictions within a country. Prostitution or sex work is legal in some parts of the world and regarded as a profession, while ...
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Long-term effects of cannabis
The long term effects of cannabis have been the subject of ongoing debate. Because cannabis is illegal in most countries, research presents a challenge; as such, there remains much to be concluded. St...
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Condoms, needles, and negotiation
Condoms, needles, and negotiation, also known as the CNN approach, is a harm reduction approach to reducing the rate of transmission of sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS through the use of sa...
Pill testing
Pill testing is a process used to identify substances contained within a pill, usually illicit substances.Since illicit drugs like MDMA are bought from drug dealers on the black market, both the sourc...
Moderation Management
Moderation Management (MM) is a secular non-profit organization providing peer-run support groups for anyone who would like to reduce their alcohol consumption or achieve 'controlled drinking'. MM was...
Responsible illegal drug use
Responsible drug use maximizes the benefits and reduces the risk of negative impact on the lives of both the user and others. For illegal drugs that are not diverted prescription controlled substances...
Capital punishment for drug trafficking
In certain countries illegal importing, exporting, sale, or possession of drugs constitute capital offences that may result in the death penalty. According to a 2011 article by the Lawyers Collective,...
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Hemp
Hemp (from Old English hænep) is a commonly used term for high-growing varieties of the Cannabis plant and its products, which include fiber, oil, and seed. Hemp is refined into products such as hemp ...
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Enlighten Harm Reduction
Enlighten Harm Reduction is an organisation based in Melbourne, Victoria, dedicated to informing drug users of what different chemicals are in their drugs by using various tests. Prior to receiving he...
List of controlled drugs 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...
Cannabis classification in the United Kingdom
Cannabis classification in the United Kingdom refers to the class of drugs, as determined by the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, that cannabis is placed in. Between 1928 and 2004 and since 2009, it has been...
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Cannabis in the United Kingdom
Cannabis is the most widely used illegal drug in the United Kingdom. It is a plant which is not native to the British Isles but one that was probably introduced from Continental Europe towards the end...
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Cannabis reform at the international level
The legality of cannabis varies from country to country. Possession of cannabis is illegal in most countries and has been since the beginning of widespread cannabis prohibition in the late 1930s. Howe...
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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Prostitution by country
The laws on prostitution vary considerably around the world. They can vary from total prohibition of both the sale and purchase of sexual services, bans on either, regulation to varying extent of s...
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Human trafficking
Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of sexual slavery, forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others. This may encompass providing a s...
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Swedish Drug Users Union
The Swedish Drug Users Union (acronym: SDUU) or Swedish: Svenska Brukarföreningen (acronym: SBF) is an non-profit NGO and was founded in October 2002 by users associated to the Swedish OST (Opiat...
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Trip sitter
Trip sitter is a term used by recreational or spiritual drug users to describe a person who remains sober to ensure the safety of the drug user while he or she is under the influence of a drug; they a...
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