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We cannot achieve the Sustainable Development Goals unless we end the ‘war on drugs’, writes Natasha Horsfield.
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Eric Gutierrez argues that the British East India Company was itself a drug cartel.
Iris Gonzales on how Mary Jane Veloso’s dreams of a new job turned into a death sentence.
Charlotte Sexauer looks at how local communities in the Netherlands are leading drug policy reform.
Is this the beginning of the end for the world’s deadly and ill-conceived ‘war on drugs’? asks Vanessa Baird.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the potential of prohibition in India where women have burnt down liquor shops over alcoholism’s devastation.
Guatemala’s president promised to reduce drug trafficking, but his success is questionable, says Anna Bevan.
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The demand for illegal drugs is solid and the trade in them resilient - despite expensive and punitive attempts to stop it.