With Appreciation

Twenty-five years. A quarter of a century. That’s the age of the oldest article in the archive of the Media Awareness Project. Dated January 1990, this initial clipping hailed from the San Francisco Chronicle and concerned the emerging AIDS epidemic. Twenty years. One fifth of a century. That is age […]

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Taking Control: Pathways to Drug Policies that Work

On Tuesday, September 9th the Global Commission on Drug Policy released a new, groundbreaking report, Taking Control: Pathways to Drug Policies that Work, at a press conference at MOMA in New York City. This report reflects a new evolution in the Commissioners’ thinking — and will break major new ground […]

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The Expert Group on the Economics of Drug

This event presents the report of the Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy, the most thorough independent economic analysis of the current international drug control strategy ever conducted. Panelists include: Mauricio Lopez Bonilla (@mlopezbonilla) is the minister of interior of Guatemala. Mark Kleiman (@MarkARKleiman) is a professor of […]

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Drugs, Science And Society; Past, Present And Future

Narcotics have been used by humans since the time of the ancient Egyptians, and even today around 300 million people across the world take drugs each year. But what is a drug? And who is it that should decide what a drug is? With Sharon Ruston, Professor of Romanticism at […]