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OPINION: What is the price of the war against Cocaine?

OPINION: What is the price of the war against Cocaine?

About the author: Jhone Carrinho is Local Coordinator of Students For Liberty Brasil, a researcher in the social sciences area, with research experience, focused in the sub-area of political impacts on the social body. Find him...

It absolutely will not stop: A report from a Belarus rave

It absolutely will not stop: A report from a Belarus rave

Legalize Belarus PLUR rave took place in an abandoned bunker near Minsk on the night of September 30. The gathering marked 1-year anniversary of the campaign that is aimed at education about psychoactive substances and advocacy for decriminalisation of controlled...

Drug Abuse Workshop in Bolivia

Drug Abuse Workshop in Bolivia

The workshop consisted in training for youth and adults in the field of drug prevention and abuse, training with the UN program, where the final result is the certificate with the academic value of 150 academic hours endorsed by the Ministry of Health. education and...

Drugs Legalization or Amnesty

Drugs Legalization or Amnesty

On Wednesday May 30, accompanied by Juan Carlos Hidalgo Cato Institute researcher, political scientist Gloria Alvarez and Chilean philosopher Axel Kaiser Students for freedom Mexico developed a regional conference on the legalization and use of drugs through talks and...

Showing the canambio in Mexico

Showing the canambio in Mexico

This event was an introduction to politics and important cannabis movements in Mexico on 25th November 2017. The presentation of a book entitled “an introduction to zombies” on the therapeutic uses of cannabis with the objective of providing a collaborative and...

“Do not arrest!”: ESFL protests drug war in Georgia

“Do not arrest!”: ESFL protests drug war in Georgia

Early this month, European Students For Liberty (ESFL) leaders in Georgia helped organize a rally in Tbilisi to promote marijuana decriminalization. Hundreds of young Georgians showed up in support. The protesters chanted “Do not arrest!” Some carried signs with...

Does Obama believe he should have gone to prison?

Does Obama believe he should have gone to prison?

As President Obama has admitted since long before entering politics, he’s done his fair share of illegal drugs. In his 1995 book, Dreams From My Father, he wrote that he’d used marijuana and “maybe a little blow[1].” Despite this, he continues to oversee a federal war...

The Cost of the War on drugs: The example of France

The Cost of the War on drugs: The example of France

France is among the most strict European countries in the repression against drugs. As a result, the question about the real cost of this repression of illegal substances arises is a particularly pertinent one. For all those who do not want to make the effort of...