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News from May 2017

Celebrating a victory over Big Tobacco

31/05/17

Today is World No Tobacco day – a perfect chance to celebrate a campaign success that has helped limit the power of big tobacco companies. Tobacco is a huge global health problem. If current trends persist, tobacco will kill more ... Read more

Africa subsidises the rest of the world by over $40 billion in one year, according to new research

24/05/17

Much more wealth is leaving the world’s most impoverished continent than is entering it, according to new research into total financial flows into and out of Africa. The study finds that African countries receive $161.6 billion in resources such as ... Read more

Preparing for 2019: Drug Policy Objectives and the Sustainable Development Agenda

23/05/17

Today’s blog is a guest post by Nazlee Maghsoudi, Knowledge Translation Manager at the ICSDP. In it she talks about the side event held at the 60th Commission on Narcotic Drugs, and how it can offer insight into how drug policy ... Read more



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