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Coca: Time to remove the stigma and embrace the potential

By Ross Eventon, David Restrepo, and David Bewley-Taylor  Last year, the journal Molecules published the most comprehensive review to date of scientific research on Erythroxylum, the genus of the coca…

Switzerland set to launch cannabis pilot projects 2021

By Christoph Schindler, GREA  – Groupement Romand d’Etudes des Addictions While Prohibition remains in place in Switzerland, law enforcement is rather progressive compared to other latitudes: Using cannabis in public spaces attracts…

'Drugs were as normal as eating rice': Understanding the experiences and needs of transgender sex workers in Pattaya, Thailand

By Pattamon Wattanawanitchakorn (International Drug Policy Consortium – IDPC), with Thissadee Sawangying (Health Opportunity Network) and Claudia Stoicescu (Consultant, IDPC) The life of a transgender sex worker in Pattaya is not…

Switzerland set to launch cannabis regulation pilots in 2021

By Christoph Schindler, GREA  – Groupement Romand d’Etudes des Addictions While Prohibition remains in place in Switzerland, law enforcement is rather progressive compared to other latitudes: Using cannabis in public spaces attracts…

Is Morocco’s cannabis landrace the way forward?

By Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy, CNRS-Prodig, Geopium Hashish from kif/beldia and Critical cannabis in the Ketama area, Rif region, Morocco. Source: Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy – www.geopium.org Morocco has reportedly been one the world’s leading…