Drug reform

A new era for Europe?

The 2024 European Parliament highlights emerging right-wing influence and pressing issues from climate action to youth voter disengagement.

A science-based approach focusing on prevention, treatment and harm reduction is key to tackling the global drug crisis.

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This drug to prevent opioid deaths is free, and available without a prescription across Australia. So why has uptake of naloxone been slow?

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Australia’s drug budget heavily focuses on law enforcement over harm reduction and prevention, underscoring the need for more balanced, effective spending.

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Current drug laws focus on criminalisation, causing high incarceration rates and poor outcomes. Reform is needed to prioritise harm reduction and treatment.

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The drug menace in India’s northeastern states has major implications for the country’s external and internal security.

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Instead of piecemeal efforts, the state government could follow a comprehensive strategy to combat narcotics menace.

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