Part Three of the webinar series - 'A World with Drugs: Legal Regulation through a Development Lens'.
In this webinar, we explore how legal regulation can prevent the perpetuation of neoliberal colonialist policy and exploitation of the Global South, particularly for small actors who have long been marginalised.
Kassandra Federique – Executive Director for Drug Policy Alliance, USA
Dr Kojo Koram – Lecturer in Law at Birkbeck School of Law, UK
Pauline Tiffen – Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Fair Trade, UK
Zara Snapp – Co Founder Instituto RIA, Mexico
Junior Spirit Cottle – President of the Cannabis Revival Committee, St Vincent and the Grenadines
Chaired by Steve Rolles, Senior Policy Analysis at Transform Drug Policy Foundation.
This webinar will be in English, we are exploring options for live Spanish translation.
7 October, 16:30-18:00 BST.
London – 16:30-18:00, Bogota – 10:30-12:00, New York, 11:30-13:00, Johannesburg – 17:30-19:00, Delhi – 21:00-22:30.
This webinar is part of a wider series exploring why the socially just legal regulation of drugs is vital for sustainable development. We will explore how drug policies intersect with some of the most pressing issues facing the development sector, and identify how to make sure legally regulated drug markets work for people along the supply chain.
Find more information on the webinar series here - https://www.healthpovertyaction.org/news-events/legal-regulation-of-drugs-a-development-lens/
Brought to you by a coalition of drug policy reform experts and development organizations; International Drug Policy Consortium, Transform Drug Policy Foundation, Transnational Institute, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, Instituto RIA, and Interdisciplinary Centre for Cannabis Research (ICCR) facilitated by Health Poverty Action.