dinsdag 11 december 2012

Portugal: Ten Years After Decriminalization

In Portuguese with English and Hungarian subtitles

In 2001, a small European country, Portugal, took a brave step, changing its drug policies and refocussing its efforts away from arresting and criminalising drug users, towards smart public health interventions.

How did the political establishment of a Catholic-Conservative country come to such an agreement about decriminalization? How does the system work? Is it effective? Read more.