When: 7pm-9pm, 2nd February – Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow. Recovering Justice are hosting an evening with “three grassroots organisations representing the frontline of the drug war; people who have used drugs , families, criminal justice professionals and the two leading drug policy reform organisations”. They invite you to an evening of discussion and debate […]
Particularly relevant to the conversations is the update on the policy landscape implemented early this year.
“Report from Royal Society for Public Health and Faculty of Public Health says misuse of drugs should be a health issue, not a criminal one”. The calls to move funding for drugs from the Home Office to the Department of Health have already been implemented in Scotland, which moved funding from Justice to Health in […]
Drug testing in clubs and festivals has created an ongoing debate between drug policy stakeholders, with some argueing that it encourages drugs use, while others arguing it reduces the harm of those who are already takign drugs. A recent initiative taken by the Secret Garden Party highlights the harm reduction argument. The Guardian: Secret Garden […]
The Scottish Drugs Policy Conversations is a space for people with varied viewpoints and different experiences of drugs and drugs policy who wish to learn from this diversity, and influence future developments within Scotland.