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Impact evaluations of drug decriminalisation and legal regulation on drug use, health and social harms: a systematic review

On Sep 22, 2020
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RT @dmwerb: For the heads: check the link below for our new systematic review detailing the metrics and outcomes used to assess the impact of drug regulation and decrim to date. Takeaway: as a field we have lots of room to grow. https://t.co/SFOq6bq5JN
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Objectives To review the metrics and findings of studies evaluating effects of drug decriminalisation or legal regulation on drug availability, use or related health and social harms globally. Design Systematic review with narrative synthesis. ...

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On Sep 22, 2020
@PoliceForReform shared
RT @dmwerb: For the heads: check the link below for our new systematic review detailing the metrics and outcomes used to assess the impact of drug regulation and decrim to date. Takeaway: as a field we have lots of room to grow. https://t.co/SFOq6bq5JN
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Impact evaluations of drug decriminalisation and legal regulation on drug use, health and social harms: a systematic review

Impact evaluations of drug decriminalisation and legal regulation on drug use, health and social harms: a systematic review

Objectives To review the metrics and findings of studies evaluating effects of drug decriminalisation or legal regulation on drug availability, use or related health and social harms ...

Third Party Presidential Candidates Push For Marijuana Legalization And Drug Decriminalization

Third Party Presidential Candidates Push For Marijuana Legalization And Drug Decriminalization

The presidential nominees for the Libertarian and Green Parties both support bolder drug policy proposals, including marijuana legalization, than presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden or ...

Will Legalising Cannabis Help End or Extend Prohibition?

Will Legalising Cannabis Help End or Extend Prohibition?

  We need to tackle the folly and futility of drug prohibition, in which we have created an irrational and unscientific bifurcation of drugs. An archaic system that favours, promotes and ...

There will be no household limit on number of legal cannabis plants

There will be no household limit on number of legal cannabis plants

While individuals will be able to legally cultivate four plants when Michael Pettersson's cannabis bill passes, there is no limit on the total number of plants per household.

Ghana Officially Legalizes Hemp for Medicinal and Industrial Use

Ghana Officially Legalizes Hemp for Medicinal and Industrial Use

Not only does the country’s new law legalize hemp, it completely changes Ghana's policy on illegal drugs.

Thailand legislature legalises medical cannabis and kratom

Thailand legislature legalises medical cannabis and kratom

Changes legalise production, import, export, possession and use of cannabis and kratom products for medical purposes.

Letting Australians get drugs from a doctor rather than a dealer will save lives

Letting Australians get drugs from a doctor rather than a dealer will save lives

The regulation of all drugs is not utopia – it’s a pragmatic way to take control of the situation

The War on Drugs has failed. But a profit-driven legal market is not the answer

The War on Drugs has failed. But a profit-driven legal market is not the answer

With big business eyeing up cannabis as a future market, it is essential that legalisation supports racial and economic justice.

The UK Could Use Massachusetts as a Template for Weed Legalization

The UK Could Use Massachusetts as a Template for Weed Legalization

The state's alternative model of social justice could become the roadmap for a new ethical approach to cannabis reform.

Why you shouldn’t dismiss the risk of marijuana addiction

Why you shouldn’t dismiss the risk of marijuana addiction

There are real concerns with marijuana addiction. That doesn’t mean legalization is a bad idea.