Part Five of the webinar series - 'A World with Drugs: Legal Regulation through a Development Lens'.
In a post-COVID 19 recession, the legal regulation of drugs could be accelerated to generate much needed government revenue from taxation. What accountability and reassurances need to be in place to ensure that tax justice and social justice remain central to legal regulation?
Eric Gutierrez, Research Associate of International Centre of human rights and drug policy
Alison Holcomb, Political Director of American Civil Liberties Union of Washington
Martin Drewry, Director of Health Poverty Action
James Nicholls, Chief Executive Officer at Transform Drug Policy Foundation
This webinar will be in English, we are exploring options for live Spanish translation.
4 November, 16:30-18:00 BST.
London – 15:30-17:00, Bogota – 11:30-12:00, New York, 10:30-12:00, 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.