Tagged: CND

EVENT: CND60 Side Event: Power Of Communities To Prevent Drug-Related Harm

The Permanent Mission of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in collaboration with IOGT International and FORUT Norway cordially invites you to a UN Side Event at the 6oth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND60).

EVENT: IOGT Side Event At CND 2016

Organized by the government of Sri Lanka and IOGT International, this side event at the 59th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs will present the facts on established tactics of the tobacco and the alcohol industry and draw a comparison with the emerging marijuana industry which promotes and perpetuates myths about the effects of marijuana, distorts scientific evidence, buys their own “science” and systematically uses the media to drown out independent evidence and a science-based approach. What can be learnt from exposing the tactics of the tobacco and alcohol industry? What lessons are to be learnt concerning the emerging marijuana industry? How can we prevent the establishment of yet another industry profiting from ill-health?

BLOG: Five Points: Illicit Drugs And Human Rights Issues

Our official statement at CND 2015 on cross-cutting issues concerning illicit drugs and Human Rights. We share five perspectives and outline the third way for balanced, broad and humane drug policy that puts children in the center and focuses on women and developing societies…