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A French Overview

Juil 30, 2019 by

Our Say No To Drugs (SNTD) French Teams, all volunteers, are in-charge of some 67 million of people living in 34,967 communes in France. They are currently located in Angers, Avignon, Bretagne (a region), Clermont-Ferrand, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris, Pyrenees (a region) and Toulouse. The Teams are distributing weekly more or less 9000 booklets, visiting 200 shops (any type of shops being bakery or chemist’s), and also doing drug prevention lectures wherever this is possible. Following the contacts made during their distributions, they also can have the opportunity to bring The Truth About Drugs to other countries. Indeed, very recently the French National SNTD In-Charge was invited in Congo to do a presentation of our drug prevention materials. And back in France she continued with informative lectures in a prestigious establishment of the “Compagnons...

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CRC art. 33, Drug Prevention and Children...

Juil 7, 2019 by

There were a full room of public attending the side event, about 50 people from different ways of life but all concerned by the human rights, including the protection of the children by the States versus drug use, which is the objective of the article 33 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989). The Moderator in the introduction gave a short overview of the devastating effects created by the drugs and focused on the cannabis which is the entrance gate to the drug use for the youth. He reminded also the statements of the UNODC* Executive Director and of the former President of the INCB* very clear on the subject of recreative drug legalization and the violation of the 3 International Conventions by 2 countries worldwide ! The presentation of the...

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