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Thailand reforms drug laws to reduce impacts of criminal justice system

During a period when the supply of drugs in Southeast Asia, especially synthetic drugs produced in Myanmar and distributed through neighbouring countries, has reached record levels, it may be surprising that…

Hemp Sourced Lignin for Grid Backup Batteries

Despite the US federal government’s traditional disdain for certain cannabis ingredients and byproducts, recent research and development indicates that large storage batteries made from a water-based electrolyte and lignin polymers—the…

Handle With Care – How to Support Someone in Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

It can be difficult for family, friends, doctors and other caregivers to fully understand the effects of benzodiazepine withdrawal. No amount of empathy can prepare them for the impact of…

Law enforcement trained on shifting roles as Ghana's drug policy pivots toward health and rights

Co-authored by Doris Bangfu, Legal practicioner, Ghana On the 14th and 15th September 2021, the POS Foundation and the West Africa Drug Policy Network (WADPN) Ghana Chapter organised a two-day workshop…

The dope on Mexico’s drug war

Benjamin T. Smith’s new book The Dope: The Real History of the Mexican Drug War is a peculiar yet all too familiar account of illicit drugs south of the border.…