international

A New Bid to Legalize All Drugs in New Zealand

We don’t have a global drug problem; we have a global drug policy problem. It’s called prohibition, and it seems…

May 9, 2024

To End Smoking Harms in Rwanda, Educate Health Care Providers

Tobacco has long played a significant role in the culture of Rwanda—gifted and shared, and traditionally used at weddings, though…

April 23, 2024

Psychedelic Community Divided Over Upcoming Conference in Israel

At a psychedelics conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, this July, attendees are due to hear talks on topics including “Psychedelics,…

April 15, 2024

Confirmed Executions for Drug Convictions Surge to New Global High

In July 2016, three Nigerians and one Indonesian were ferried to Nusa Kambangan, known as the “island of flowers,” off…

April 2, 2024

A Long Walk With the Tobacco Users of Mumbai

I'm taking a walk through central Mumbai with Rizwan, who switched from smoking tobacco to vaping, then turned vape seller.…

March 27, 2024

Germany to Legalize Marijuana in Days, After Lawmakers Reject Delay

A bill to legalize marijuana in Germany will be implemented on schedule in April, with lawmakers representing individual states in…

March 22, 2024

We Can Cure Hepatitis C. So Why Aren’t We?

There are few diseases in the world that we have the chance to totally eliminate, but hepatitis C (HCV) is…

March 21, 2024

Why India’s Future “Will Not Be Vape-Free”

Vapes have taken JK on a remarkable journey. From smoking multiple packs of cigarettes a day, he switched suddenly and…

March 19, 2024

Inside a Busy Safe Consumption Site in Portugal

[The following are the words of Maria Luísa Salazar, one of the organizers of a safe consumption space in Lisbon,…

February 26, 2024

The WHO Prioritizes Youth Who Don’t Smoke Over Adults Who Do

The World Health Organization recently held its 10th Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control…

February 23, 2024