Breaking The Taboo [2012]

Breaking the Taboo, [2011] Documentary Film

Breaking the Taboo is a 2011 documentary film about the WAR ON DRUGS. This film recounts the history of the war on drugs, beginning with the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs and explores the conclusion reached by the Global Commission on Drug Policy in 2011, - which indicates that drug liberalisation is the best approach in dealing with drug policy.

Break the Taboo

In contemporary times, global and national governments face complex problems related to substance. The aim of this webpage is to HIGHLIGHT substance related problems with the use of available online resources. This website is dedicated to those not only effected by drug and alcohol problems but to those who tirelessly work, research and campaign with the aim of improving knowledge, understanding in this complex area of study. Hopefully, in time, adequate solutions will be found for the greater good of global society.


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Thursday, 20 March 2014

The Lure and the Loss of Harm Reduction in UK Drug Policy and Practice by Neil McKeganey










A key issue in shaping drug policies is the choice that has been posed between two targets, between the prevention of HIV transmission and the prevention of drug abuse. Preventing the physical disease of AIDS has now been given priority over concern with
drug problems,

In this paradigm prevention takes on a new meaning - the key prevention task is not the prevention of drug use, but the prevention of HIV infection and transmission. [Stimson 1990: 333-334]


Online Article Here


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