Items tagged with argentina

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Argentina [31.12.2019] Overview of drug laws and legislative trends in Argentina Trend Following the Supreme Court judgement known as the Arriola Ruling, the progressive tr...
Legal minds demand new drugs policy respectful of human rights [29.08.2016] Introducing a declaration endorsed by 250 magistrates and 300 legal experts, an Argentine civil society organization dealing with criminal law (Asoci...
People deprived of their liberty for drug offenses: The social costs of drug policy [02.11.2015] The Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law (Colectivo de Estudios Drogas y Derecho, CEDD) released a series of new studies showing that despite the...
More South America teens using cocaine: Report [04.05.2015] The Organization of American States' (OAS) latest drug consumption report highlights shifting trends in drug use among youths in the Western Hemisphe...
In Search of Rights [09.07.2014] The Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law ( Colectivo de Estudios Drogas y Derecho, CEDD) has published a new study that assesses state responses ...
Eyes Wide Shut: Corruption and Drug-Related Violence in Rosario [30.12.2013] In Rosario, Argentina, the presence of criminal organisations involved in drug trafficking was a low priority for the government until New Year’s day...
Uruguay's neighbors now considering legalization of pot [24.12.2013] Argentina has given the first sign that Uruguay’s groundbreaking cannabis reform just may have started a domino effect across Latin America. Followin...
Open letter to Ministers Responsible for Public Security in the Americas [25.11.2013] We, the undersigned human rights organizations, address you on this Fourth Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Public Security (MISPA) to follow up ...
Working towards a legal coca market: The case of coca leaf chewing in Argentina [30.07.2013] Modern use of the coca leaf in Argentina provides a series of examples that could contribute to dispelling many of the myths that have polarized deba...
HSBC gives Argentina prosecutors chance to correct US blunder [31.03.2013] The accusations from Argentina's tax authority that London-based HSBC laundered over $100 million may pale in comparison to that of the bank's US - M...
No one is safe from Argentina's drug war [25.02.2013] For years the country was largely untouched by the brutal cartels that control the drug trade in Latin America. But an eight-year-old boy is proof th...
How Latin America is reinventing the war on drugs [29.07.2012] Like thousands of other Bolivians, Marcela Lopez Vasquez's parents migrated to the Chapare region, in the Andean tropics, desperate to make a living ...
A breakthrough in the making? [25.06.2012] Remarkable drug policy developments are taking place in Latin America. This is not only at the level of political debate, but is also reflected in ac...
Next year we hope to evaluate the implementation of a new Drug Law [14.06.2012] “Next year we hope to evaluate the implementation of a new Drug Law”. Graciela Touzé, president of Intercambios, expressed this in the closing remark...
Imprisonment for drugs related offenses in Argentina [29.08.2011] Intercambios Civil Association and the Social Sciences School of the University of Buenos Aires launched the book “Encarcelamientos por delitos relac...
Drugs and prisons in Argentina [09.12.2010] Martha Ines Miravete was a stage actress in Buenos Aires. She recalls how, in 1994, a man changed her life by inviting her to participate in a video ...
The Case of Argentina [08.12.2010] Argentina is a “transit” country within the international drug market. The laws designed to prosecute drug crimes have failed to reduce the scale of ...
Drug Laws and Prisons in Argentina [03.12.2010] Within the international drugs market, Argentina is a “trans-shipment” country for cocaine. Recent decades have seen an increase in the consumption o...
Argentina: Reform on the way? [15.07.2010] In August 2009, the Argentina Supreme Court declared as unconstitutional legislation that criminalized drug possession for personal consumption. This...
Marijuana Legalization [30.06.2010] A number of other countries have implemented changes in law that significantly reduce the extent of criminalization of marijuana use. Only in Austral...
El nuevo paradigma sobre las drogas [17.06.2010] Rodeada de expertos, colegas y políticos, ayer la fiscal Mónica Cuñarro, encargada de la comisión gubernamental que impulsa la reforma de las polític...
Argentina and Mexico clash with the INCB [31.03.2010] The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) in Vienna in March 2010 was a rather uneventful event. One of the most controversial issues were the comments ...
Latin America Rejects Old U.S. Approach In Drugs War [29.01.2010] As an increasingly violent and costly drugs war clogs up prisons with small-time users, some Latin American countries are abandoning hardline U.S. po...
Argentina’s supreme court “Arriola” ruling on the possession of drugs for personal consumption [01.09.2009] Intercambios Asociación Civil applauds the attempt of the Supreme Court Judges to distance the criminal law from drug users, but warns that attention...
Stepping away from the darkness [01.09.2009] The experiences of countries that have decriminalised drugs show that fears of explosions in drugs use are unfounded.
The "Arriola" Ruling of the Supreme Court of Argentina on the Possession of Drugs for Personal Consumption [01.09.2009] On August 25, 2009, Argentina’s Supreme Court of Justice of Argentina unanimously declared to be unconstitutional the second paragraph of Article 14 ...
Argentina’s Supreme Court Rules Sanctions for the Possession of Marijuana Unconstitutional [26.08.2009] The Argentine Supreme court ruling that declares unconstitutional the imposition of criminal sanctions for the possession of small quantities of mari...
'Paco' Under Scrutiny [01.10.2006] Based on two studies carried out in the cities of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, this report examines the origin, characteristics and impact of the exp...

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