Items tagged with norway

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Why some U.S. allies didn’t sign up for Trump’s pledge to fight drugs [24.09.2018] President Trump began his week at the UN General Assembly with an event seeking to prompt action against the global drug trade. “The call is simple,”...
Norway to give free heroin to 400 addicts: report [09.08.2018] Health Minister Bent Høie has asked the Norwegian Directorate of Health to draw up a list of which addicts were most suitable to receive so-called " ...
Is Sweden's zero-tolerance approach to drugs a failing model? [17.05.2018] Sweden is accustomed to being praised for its forward-thinking approach, but there's one area where many feel it lies behind the curve. The country's...
Norway's drug policies 'could set example for rest of the world' [22.03.2018] Norway ’s drug laws could be an example for the rest of the world, leading healthcare and police figures from around the world have said. Drug policy...
Norway becomes first Scandinavian country to decriminalise drugs in historic vote [15.12.2017] Norway is to become the first Scandinavian country to decriminalise drugs as it focuses on treatment rather than punishment. The majority of the Norw...
Norway to sentence some drug addicts to treatment rather than prison [14.02.2016] Norway's courts will now be able to sentence drug-addicted convicts to treatment programmes instead of sending them to jail. Following trials in Berg...
Record number of raids on Swedish drug farms [21.07.2015] Swedes are growing more and more cannabis. Never before have so many illegal drug farms been reported to the police, according to Swedish media. In 2...
EU report: Oslo lacks drug strategy [03.07.2015] A new EU report has found that Oslo, a city that for many years has topped the heroin overdose ranking, still lacks a comprehensive strategy to comba...
European policy on khat [30.04.2014] The UK and the Netherlands commissioned distinguished scholars and experts to study the social and clinical harms of khat. These experts argued that ...
'Mountain of synthetic cannabis' hits Norway [12.11.2013] Norwegian customs officials are calling for increased funding after a surge in the quantity of synthetic cannabis coming into the country - most of i...
Norway mulls decriminalising heroin smoking [28.02.2013] The Norwegian government it wants to decriminalise the inhalation of heroin, a method considered less dangerous than injecting it, to reduce the numb...
Once a model, crisis imperils Portugal's drug programme [13.08.2012] Portugal's famously liberal drug policy has been held up as a model for other countries - Norway is considering adopting parts of it and countries as...

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