The EU should not fight drugs but reduce harms

The new Security Union strategy would “fight” against drugs together with child abuse and arms trafficking. This is a bad approach
Peter Sarosi (DrugReporter)
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

eu puzzleThe European Commission has published its new EU drug strategy (now called the Drugs Agenda), which is part of a wider Security Union strategy entitled “Delivering on a Security Union: initiatives to fight child sexual abuse, drugs and illegal firearms.” While I celebrated the previous Action Plan as the most progressive ever, I think this document has come as a disappointment for civil society organisations that have been advocating for a sensible, balanced approach in drug policies. Here are 4 reasons why.