Decriminalizing drug use will curb the spread of HIV/AIDS, say health policy groups
- Accountability and drug administration in community care. Griffith, Richard; Davies, Ruth // British Journal of Community Nursing;Feb2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p65
Considers the legal regulation of medicines with emphasis on the right to administer medicines and the standard of administration. Consequences for primary care staff of the inappropriate use of widespread practices such as tablet crushing and covert administration of medicine; Accountability...
- Legalization of narcotics: Myths and reality. Califano, Jr., Joseph A. // USA Today Magazine;Mar97, Vol. 125 Issue 2622, p46
Opinion. Argues against the legalization of narcotics. Common drug-legalization arguments, with responses.
- Former African leaders call for legalizing low-level drugs. // Michigan Citizen;6/29/2014, Vol. 36 Issue 34, pA2
The article reports on the call of former African presidents for the legalization of low-level drugs and decriminalization of minor drug offenses.
- Slippery slope. Bromilow, Hazel // New Internationalist;Nov2012, Issue 457, p6
A letter to the editor is presented in response to issue 455 of the publication which discussed the legalization of drugs.
- UK bill for repurposing off-patent drugs failed. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;Nov2015, Vol. 741 Issue 1, p35
The article focuses on the failure of the Off-Patent Drugs Bill introduced by Great Britain's government as off-patent drugs are available to patients without any licensing.
- Who Gets the $600 Credit--You or the State? // AIDS Treatment News;5/28/2004, Issue 401, p3
Provides information regarding the annual 600 dollar low-income credit in the temporary Medicare card system in the U.S. Possibility that state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs) will bill Medicare card automatically when purchasing ADAP prescription; Control of the prescription benefit by...
- Just a Matter of When? Doherty, Brian // Reason;Feb2011, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p32
The article reports that legalizing marijuana has failed in California. Proposition 19 which would have allowed adults to legally possess up to an ounce of marijuana was lost in the referendum by 54 to 46 percent. Although Proposition 19 found new allies in the civil rights and labor movements,...
- Colorado's Rump Prohibitionists. Sullum, Jacob // Reason;Nov2013, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p24
The article discusses laws related to marijuana in Colorado. It mentions about the ballot initiative, Colorado's Amendment 64, through which the state government could remove ban on marijuana. It states that though consuming and selling marijuana is illegal in Colorado, but residents possessing...
- THE BELOVED COUNTRY. Asmal, Kader // Finweek;9/16/2010, p54
The article offers the author's insights on the difficulty to fight the manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs in South Africa. He notes the new approach developed by some specialists in combating drug trafficking which is decriminalisation that is opposed by several countries. He notes...