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Drug policy and city government: Recommendations for improved urban drug policy

Drug policy and city government: Recommendations for improved urban drug policy

23 June 2021 4:04 AM

Guest: Shaun Shelly | Chairman of the board  at South African Network of People Who Use Drugs (SANPUD)

Members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy argue that cities are the authorities most exposed to the damage caused by prohibitive drug policies. As such city authorities are also the most efficient agents of change as they fight for equal access to health and social services. Shaun Shelly will unpack some of the recommendations they have made for immediate action to improve urban drug policy.  


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