On June 1st, Dutch police acted against coffeeshop Checkpoint in Terneuzen, close to the border with Belgium. In the shop itself and in a private house related to the shop, an amount of almost 100 kilos of cannabis was found that was meant to be sold through the coffeeshop. Checkpoint, an ENCOD member, is one […]
“Defeating Afghanistan’s Drug Fix- Forced eradication and legalization are attractive options that are bound to backfire.” Nick Grono and Joanna Nathan, Christian Monitor, 31 May 2007
From a survey carried out last year by the EUROBAROMETER it turns out that 26 % of EU citizens is in favour of legalisation of cannabis.
Cash fails to reach Afghan drug farmers Financial Times May 29, 2007
UK Government obsession with drug crime has overshadowed the needs of the truly marginalised
INTERVIEW Buying Afghan drug crop would hurt Taliban: General William Hobbins of the US Army
America has spent billions battling the drug industry in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru. And the result? Production as high as ever, street prices at a low, and the governments of the region in open revolt.
ONDCP REPORTS NO INCREASE IN COCA CULTIVATION IN BOLIVIA IN 2006 By Kathryn Ledebur (AIN) and Coletta A. Youngers (WOLA)
A Politician Says That If the U.S. Doesn’t Pass a Free-Trade Agreement, His Country Could Be Forced to Withdraw.
Slowly but surely things are happening in the Swedish drug debate. From Jonas (Svenska NORMAL), 19 MAY 2007