‘If you’re looking to implement a workable drug policy, you need to ask the right people to take part in the consultation.’ That’s the message from a group of 7 civil society organisations involved in the Pan-European drug debate. Together, they have requested that the European Commission provide full details of the selection process used […]
HEMP FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
ENCOD SPEECH SYMPOSIUM ON 30 YEARS MDHG (Medical-social service for heroine users) AMSTERDAM, AUGUST 30, 2007 TOMORROW’S DRUG POLICIES
On the occasion of the Day of Protest, Action and Sadness, 21 July 2007 To: Bundesverband der Eltern und Angehörigen für akzeptierende Drogenarbeit e.V, c/o Jürgen Heimchen
Time to change. The war against drugs has become a war against citizens Press Release of the European Coalition for Just and Effective Drug Policies June 27th 2007
NO MORE EXCUSES STATEMENT OF THE EUROPEAN COALITION FOR JUST AND EFFECTIVE DRUG POLICIES (ENCOD) TO THE 49th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE UN COMMISION ON NARCOTIC DRUGS, 13 – 17 MARCH, VIENNA
From 24 to 26 February 2006, the third edition of the yearly Spannabis fair, on technologies to grow and consume the hemp plant, will take place in the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain. Earlier editions of Spannabis and other hemp fairs, which have been organised across Europe since various years, have received between 10 […]
In July 2006, both organisers of the two hemp fairs in Spain (Expocannabis Madrid and Highlife Barcelona) announced their plans to organise the next edition of their fair on the same date, 19-21 January 2007. ENCOD made an effort to mediate between the fairs and make them coordinate their agendas. Finally it was agreed that […]
The European Coalition for Just and Effective Drug Policies herewith condemns the police razzia against the Czech tek event (a free techno party) held in the Tachov region, Czech Republic on 30 July and calls upon all European citizens to raise their voice against the criminalisation of dance events in general.
Following pressure from the US government, Antonio Maria Costa, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna has written a fax in which he assures that UNODC will continue to be opposed to the concept of harm reduction.