Australian Capital Territory legalises personal cannabis growing and consumption
On 25 September 2019, the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) approved a law permitting personal cultivation, possession and use of cannabis for recreational purposes. The background note to the act describes t
World experts to review the future of addictions at pioneering European conference
‘The future of addictions: new frontiers for policy, practice and science’ is the theme of the Third European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies (#LxAddictions19) taking place in Lisbon from 23–25 October.
EU and Russian drugs representatives meet in Moscow to exchange information and good practice
Representatives of the EMCDDA and the General directorate for drug control of the Ministry of internal affairs of the Russian Federation are meeting in Moscow to discuss and exchange views on the drug situation in the European Union and the Russian Federation.
President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa: ‘We cannot allow the positive results of public policies to diminish the importance of the drugs issue on the political agenda’
His Excellency the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa visited the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) today for an insight into the work of the agency and the latest trends and developments in the drug situation in Europe.
Focus on the European Neighbourhood Policy area: news from EU4Monitoring Drugs, the EMCDDA’s new technical cooperation project
This content was published in the first EU4MD update released on 3.7.2019. This update also presents a section on partnerships and related activities, upcoming events, and a research corner.
EMCDDA collaborates in international conference on drug prevention, treatment and care
The EMCDDA is collaborating this week in the 2019 International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care — Inspiration and Direction, organised in Vienna by the International Society of Substance Use Prevention and Trea