In this panel, models of cannabis regulation and poppy regulation proposals were presented in different countries of the region, and an evaluation of the implementation from local to international was made.
One of the most anticipated moments of #Confedrogas2018 was the Magisterial Conference of the Secretary General of the National Board of Drugs of Uruguay, Diego Olivera, who shared the details of the implementation of the regulation of cannabis in his country, which just turned 5 years old from the sanction of the law.
Mexico City. October 30, 2018.- “My activism and work is for the construction of peace and that is why I support the legalization of marijuana. We are on the right track. If drugs are legalized, we can create a culture of peace in San Luis Potosí, which today is a war zone. We are going to go for the legalization and this way we are going to lower the violence “, indicated the deputy Pedro Cesar Carrizales (” The Mijis “).
(Mexico City, October 30, 2018, 11:30 am) “The new government led by Andrés Manuel López Obrador will assume its responsibility in the area of drug regulation adopting a new paradigm of respect for human rights and with full recognition of Mexican sovereignty, “said Alejandro Encinas, the next deputy secretary of Human Rights and Migration.
Various organizations in the world and particularly in Latin America, present the most varied information on the plans, programs and strategies for reducing harm and damages that exist and are applied in diverse communities. The fair will remain open throughout the Conference in the room attached to the Independencehall.
A multitude of activists from all Latin America shared experiences and diagnoses about current drug policies in the region. In a plenary and group work, strategies for the reform of the current punitive and stigmatizing system for people who use drugs were discussed.
The United Nations strategy against drugs in the last 10 years has been a failure, exposes the report of the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC, for its acronym in English).