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Get your legal high in Uruguay

Is this the beginning of the end for the world’s deadly and ill-conceived ‘war on drugs’? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Drugs Uruguay

What’s the price of the ‘right’ to alcohol?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the potential of prohibition in India where women have burnt down liquor shops over alcoholism’s devastation.

Filed in: Drugs India Law Society Women

Otto Pérez Molina and the Mexican drug cartels: one year on

Guatemala’s president promised to reduce drug trafficking, but his success is questionable, says Anna Bevan.

Filed in: Drugs Guatemala Mexico

Best of the web: 2012’s most read

Just in case you missed them…legalizing drugs, vaginal whitening, Kony and Julian Assange: 2012’s Top 10 popular New Internationalist articles.

Filed in: Culture Drugs Health Human Rights India Norway Prisons Society United Kingdom United States Women

Illegal Drugs - The Facts

The demand for illegal drugs is solid and the trade in them resilient - despite expensive and punitive attempts to stop it.

Filed in: Drugs Health

Legalize drugs - all of them!

NI editor Vanessa Baird looks at the many reasons why this is the only option that makes sense.

Filed in: Drugs Health Law

What would legalization of drugs look like?

Heroin in every lunchbox? Not quite. Medic Max Rendall answers your questions…

Filed in: Drugs Health

Podcast: Vanessa Baird on legalizing drugs

Vanessa Baird explains why legalizing drugs could save lives and money around the world.

Filed in: Drugs Law

Legalize drugs! Any questions?

New Internationalist will soon be tackling the thorny issue of drug legalization and we want your questions and comments on how it could be done. 

Filed in: Drugs

A healthy mind in a healthy society

Mental health shouldn’t just be about individuals, we need strong communities too. Dinyar Godrej makes the case.

Filed in: Drugs Equality Mental Health Pharmaceuticals Society

Poisoned hills

Burmese women expose military’s complicity in the opium trade

Filed in: Burma Drugs

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