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World Drug Report 2018-Press Release...

Juil 2, 2018 by

World Drug Report 2018: opioid crisis, prescription drug abuse expands; cocaine and opium hitrecord highs NEW YORK/VIENNA/GENEVA/NAIROBI, 26 June 2018 – The non-medical use of prescription drugs is becoming a major threat to public health and law enforcement worldwide with opioids causing the most harm and accounting for 76 per cent of deaths where drug use disorders were implicated, according to the latest World Drug Report, released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Fentanyl and its analogues remain a problem in North America, while tramadol – an opioid used to treat moderate and moderate-to-severe pain – has become a growing concern in parts of Africa and Asia. Accessibility of fentanyl and tramadol for medical use is vital for treating pain, but traffickers manufacture them illicitly and promote them in...

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UNODC World Drug Report 2018

Juil 2, 2018 by

                              The World Drug Report and further content is available here:                                          ...

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INCB Alert: Human Rights & Drugs...

Juin 29, 2018 by

Concerning the protection of the child from drugs, please read the points 1, 5 and 6                                            ...

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European Drug Report 2018

Juin 11, 2018 by

  Discover more about the European Drug Report 2018 :    http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/edr2018...

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Civil Society Forum on Drugs (CSF)...

Déc 12, 2017 by

The involvement of civil society is one of the cornerstones of European drugs policy as presented in the Commission’s Green Paper of 26 June 2006 on the role of civil society in drugs policy in the European Union. The Civil Society Forum on Drugs (CSF) is a broad platform for a structured dialogue between the Commission and the European civil society which supports policy formulation and implementation through practical advice. The CSF, whose constituency changes every 2 or 3 years with the possibility of new candidates, has around 40 members, representing different stakeholders and different policy options. The members of the Forum have drug-related activities as the core focus of their agenda, covering different aspects (e.g. treatment, prevention, social reintegration…). Most of them are established in the form of transnational networks covering a number of eligible...

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