Items tagged with security

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Key lawmaker urges Mexico to legalize marijuana [24.01.2016] The President of Chamber of Deputies Jesus Zambrano said that Mexico should move ahead with entirely permitting marijuana usage. Mexico should follow...
US Attorney General Holder rejects mass incarceration, 'one-size-fits all' security policies [21.11.2013] Speaking at a meeting of the hemisphere's security ministers in Medellin, United States Attorney General Eric Holder touted the Obama administration'...
Drugs as war economy and the peace process in Colombia: dilemmas and challenges [28.10.2013] The fourth item on the agenda of talks “to end the conflict,” on the issue of drugs, seems to reflect rather a flat and simplistic view of the classi...
Weed: Decriminalise to stabilise [26.10.2013] Jamaica's current volatile security environment and its economic malaise are reasons enough to seriously consider joining their Latin American counte...
War on drugs: There has to be a better way [24.04.2012] The most important story of the Summit of the Americas was the Latin American demand to open the debate on an alternative to the ‘war on drugs’. The ...
What comes after the war on drugs [19.04.2012] At the Summit of the Americas, Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed doubt about the war on drugs. “I think what everybody believes and agrees with...
Improving community health and safety in Canada through evidence-based policies on illegal drugs [28.03.2012] The use of illegal drugs remains a serious threat to community health. However, despite the substantial social costs attributable to illegal drugs, a...
Towards a harm reduction approach to enforcement [01.01.2009] Harm-reduction as a policy goal implies targeting directly drug-related harms rather than drug use itself. So far it has been largely a public health...

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