The Guardian • drugs

Issue #2014

Left victory in Colombia

The electoral victory of Gustavo Petro in Colombia is, without a doubt, one of the most significant political developments in Latin America in the last...

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Issue #2013

Calls for drug policy reform increase nation-wide

Drug law reformists around the country are calling on both the new Labor government as well as their state governments to reform drug laws. In...

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Extracting the cacao beans after harvest. Issue #2078

Colombia’s “War on Drugs”

The Colombian government’s “War on Drugs” has been encouraged by the US government since the 1980s. In February 2023 the government of President Gustavo Petro...

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Issue #2012

Calls for drug policy reform increase nation-wide

Calls for drug policy reforms are sweeping the country after the Legalise Cannabis Australia party received 2-6 per cent of the Senate vote in each...

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Global briefs Issue #2080


ARGENTINA: Right-wing populist candidate Javier Milei has won in the final round of Argentina’s presidential election, defeating Sergio Massa, who defeated Milei in the first...

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Issue #2091


If a good series needs a villain, Dopesick, now streaming on SBS On Demand, has it, in the form of the Sacklers. This family owns...

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Issue #2102

Drugs: government spends big on law enforcement

Governments in Australia spent nearly $5.5 billion on illicit drug countermeasures in 2021/2022, but less than 10 per cent went towards strategies aimed at preventing...

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