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”The key to success is to prevent the problem”


”The key to success is to prevent the problem, the success of treatment is rather limited although treatment must be a part of a balanced policy”. Mr Sven.Olov Carlsson, international president WFAD, spoke at the Opening session of World Forum Against Drugs in Stockholm.

5 Ways to Accurately Cover Marijuana Policy Issues in the Media


Big Marijuana must be met with more scrutiny by the media. Marijuana use is not inevitable and the media should stop comparing marijuana legalization to same sex marriage… Some advice from Kevin Sabet, american co-founder Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana), who will speak at World Forum Against Drugs in […]

Uruguay defends its marijuana trial


VIENNA Uruguay will this year become the first country to allow state sale of cannabis . ”We should not be considered as a beacon for others, but we want to try a different path when the ban on drugs did not work”, says Diego Canepa , the country’s representative to […]

”US needs to follow Sweden’s lead in Drug Policy”

After two U.S. states have legalized marijuana Sweden needs to take the leadership on drug policy in the world, writes Robert L. DuPont, MD, Bertha Madras, Ph.D. and Per Johansson, WFAD, in this article.

”Seizing the Drug Policy Initiative”

Will United States be the first country in the world to formally legalize cannabis, after referendums in Colorado and Washington state? Robert L. DuPont, former US Drug Czar, comments on the new situation and argues that the drug-free groups must get their own agenda in order to regain the initiative […]

Speeches at World Forum 2012

Some of the Prominent Guests speeches at World Forum Against Drugs in Stockholm 21-23th of May 2012. Among them H.M. Queen Silvia.

Stockholm declaration against drugs

Monday an international agreement on drug policy was signed by Sweden, USA, Russian Federation, United Kingdom and Italy. The joint statement was signed at the World Forum Against Drugs in Stockholm.

Summit against drug legalization

STOCKHOLM The Swedish government has invited representatives from US, Russia, Britain and Italy to a drug summit Sunday to address the legalization movement. The purpose is to coordinate the global fight against drugs.

World Forum back in Stockholm

This Week, May 21-23, The World Forum Against Drugs will once again be arranged in Stockholm. Drug restrictive NGOs and experts will gather, as well as HM Queen Silvia, the U.S. and Russia drug czars and Mexico’s secretary of health.

Report from the UN meeting in Vienna

There is strong interest in the child perspective, reports Per Johansson, secretary of the board in World Federation Against Drugs, from the Commission on Narcotic Drugs meeting in Vienna.