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Drug: The Reality!

Jan 20, 2019 by

Following the attempt by some governments of the world to modify the three International Drug Control Conventions: -the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 as amended by the 1972 Protocol; -the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971 (effective measures against abuse of substances); -the United Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988 (eradication of illicit traffic); to make the legalization of cannabis no longer illegal and thus opening the door to a massive production satisfying some vested interests, in disregard of the well-being of the youth and the population, there was in December 2018, at the U.N.Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC-Vienna), during the reconvened 61st Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) Session a clearcut decision taken by the majority of the States Representatives to not modify these International...

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INCB vs. Canada & cannabis...

Oct 19, 2018 by

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Drugs & Prevention in Europe 5th European Meeting – Brussels...

Sep 27, 2018 by

On 18 September 2018 was held the 5th European Meeting on Drugs & Prevention in the library of the Cercle des Voyageurs located 18 rue des Grands Carmes, 1000 Brussels. The Meeting was organized by the Foundation for a Drug Free Europe* (FDFE) in partnership with Dites Non à la Drogue Belgique* and Foundation for a Drug Free World* which kindly provided the educative materials. There were about 40 attendees coming from Embassies, Permanent Representations and Civil Society Organisations to hear about the last news about the drug problem in Europe. The theme was: Knowing, Understanding and Solving the Drug problem in Europe. After a Welcome and an Overview of the drug problem in Europe by the FDFE Representative, based on the last EMCDDA and UNODC 2018 Reports, the FDFE V/President did a very...

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26 June-Drug Free Spain

Juil 20, 2018 by

And what about Spain? The Say No To Drugs Spain volunteers Team  were in the streets and parks of eight cities to spread the right information about the harmful effects of the drug consumption. In the main cities Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Sevilla, Zaragoza, Bilbao but also in Alicante and Vitoria they were 84 volunteers of the associations La Verdad Sobre las Drogas distributing their informative booklets to educate the youth and public on what really the drugs are and to remind the people that there is neither Soft drugs nor Recreative drugs but only Drugs ! On the 26 June, the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Guterres, concluded his Message on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit trafficking (1) by « Together, we can ensure that all people can live in health, dignity and peace,...

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First Motorcycle Rally for a Drug Free Italy...

Juil 19, 2018 by

On July 15, following the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and to raise the awareness of the youth and the public at large on the dangers of drugs, the volunteers of the Italian association Dico No alla Droga of Bergamo organized a motorcycle rally (1° Motoraduno Nazionale Dico No Alla Droga) around the beautiful and largest Iseo Lake taking its name from the city Iseo which is an enchanting historic town of medieval imprint known internationally. This Tour initiated by the anti-drug I/C of Bergamo Oreste and with Monica was held under the patronage from the municipalities of Sarnico, Lovere, Sulzano and Iseo. The Bergamo volunteers received the help of the other associations from Milano, Modena, Monza, Brescia, Como, Valenza and Novara. Some motorbike celebrities participated such as Paolo Caprioni from...

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