Newsletters from ECAD

VOLUME 10, No 96 DECEMBER 2006
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In this issue:
UNODC and World Bank are careful about proclaiming success in Afghanistan:
Evidence suggests that banks in industrialized countries as well as in the region play an important role in transferring money used to purchase illicit drugs.
Drug policy change in Holland? Dutch soldiers to go through unexpected obligatory drug test:
Dutch Ministry of Defense introduces a zero-tolerant policy in regard to posessing or abusing drugs;
and Rotterdam Mayor appeals to the public in order to set stop to the cultivation of weed in home nursuries.
Drug legislation in Italy goes notorious:
Romano Prodi-led centre-left government unleashes decriminalisation of drug consumption. An appalling tendency described by Italian journalist Alberto Carosa.
Inhumane attitude to hardened addicts:
Secret experiments with heroin injections to impede committing crimes are performed on drug addicts with serious problems in several treatment centres in England
& other articles!



VOLUME 9, No 95 NOVEMBER 2006
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In this issue:
Press Release from UNODC and ECAD: UN drugs chief warns European mayors about risk of overdoses from bumper Afghan opium crop
Busy autumn for ECAD Regional offices in Russia and Latvia: On resources, drug-related deaths and fighting drug mafia in own backyard
Methadone fails 97% of drug addicts: The Scottish newspaper “Scotland on Sunday” turns to the assessment of the Scottish Executive’s methadone programme made by Prof. Neil McKeganey: A key government drugs policy has been exposed as a shocking failure after it emerged that giving methadone to heroin addicts has a 97% failure rate.
Drugs in Europe now cheaper than ever before: EMCDDA’s annual report
"Flying Dutchman": Elections in the Netherlands: a person sentenced for trafficking in “soft” drugs released to serve the remaining term as a volunteer for the political party whose aim is to legalise “soft” drugs
& other articles!



VOLUME 8, No 94 OKTOBER 2006
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ECAD IV Balkan Conference in Bourgas: 75 drug experts from 12 countries; Several Balkan cities evaluate the possibility to host the ECAD regional office
Annual conference for the Swedish members of ECAD in the city of Örebro: We must not stop debating the "harm reduction", urges Mats Ericson, former Chairman of the Swedish network
Does every third MP in Italy use drugs?: Italian TV-show a coulpe of hours before broadcasting finds out that 32 per cent of the MP have used drugs during the last 36 hours
UNODC 2006 Afghan Opium Survey: Warning for heroin overdoses
& other articles!



VOLUME 7, No 93 SEPTEMBER 2006
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The Canadian Minister of Health Visits ECAD: During his two-day stay in Sweden the Canadian delegation visited the National Drug Coordinator and ECAD
Sweden's Successful Drug Policy: A Rewiew of the Evidence: Antonio Maria Costa, the Executive Director of UNODC said in connection to the release of a new UN report that Swedish successful drug control policies were a model which other countries could learn much from
UNGASS 2008: Since September 2006 ECAD works in the program committee for the NGO Forum on the threshold of the UNGASS 2008
Court-Mandated Treatment Works as Well as Voluntary: A New NIDA research
Effects of Smoking Cannabis with Higher THC contents: A clinical study from the Netherlands with the results worth attention
& other articles!

 

Volume 6, No 92In English
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July-August 2006

Volume 6, No 92In Swedish
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July-August 2006

Volume 6, No 92In Russian
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July-August 2006

Volume 6, No 92In Latvian
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Volume 6, No 92In Lithuanian
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July-August 2006

Volume 4-5, No 90-91In English
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May-June 2006

Volume 4-5, No 90-91In Russian
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May-June 2006

Volume 4-5, No 90-91In Latvian
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May-June 2006

Volume 4-5, No 90-91In Lithuanian
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May-June 2006

Volume 2-3, No 88-89In English
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March-April 2006

Volume 2-3, No 88-89In Russian
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March-April 2006

Volume 2-3, No 88-89In Latvian
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March-April 2006

Volume 2-3, No 88-89In Lithuanian
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March-April 2006

Volume 1 No 87In English
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February 2006

Volume 1 No 87In Swedish
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Februari 2006

Volume 1 No 87In Russian
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February 2006

Volume 1 No 87In Latvian
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February 2006