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Portugal decriminalized possession of drugs in 2001.
See also: Wikipedia: Drug policy of Portugal and Wikipedia: Healthcare in Portugal and Wikipedia: Health in Portugal. See: Wikipedia: Harm reduction. Google search: Portugal decriminalization.
There were here. Click "Current situation", and then the table icon to the right of "Gender". And for a timeline table click "Trends" and then: EMCDDA 'Selection B'.294 per day. Only around See table of latest European overdose numbers by country
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Drugs decriminalized in 2001
Portugal decriminalized possession of drugs in 2001.
- Youtube: Portugal’s Drug Laws: Decriminalisation in action. From Australia's Special Broadcasting Service. May 16, 2018. No one has been arrested for simple possession (under the limits) since drug decriminalization started in Portugal in 2001.
- 5 Oct 2020: Pointers From Portugal on Addiction and the Drug War. By Austin Frakt. New York Times. From article: "Wide disparity in drug overdose deaths between the United States (with a rising and staggering total of nearly 72,000 last year) and European countries like Portugal (which typically has well below 100 such deaths a year)." See: Latest US totals.
- 13 Oct 2019: Why Scotland can ill afford to ignore Portugal’s ground-breaking war on drugs. The Scotsman.
- 16 Jul 2019: Scotland's drug crisis: How Portugal's treatment of addicts halted death toll. Daily Record.
- 18 Jun 2019: Scotland's drug crisis: Why Portugal started treating addicts as human beings. Daily Record.
- 6 Feb 2018: Opinion. Eliminating criminal penalties for all drug use is a logical evolution of Canada's drug policy. Portugal decriminalized drug use years ago. Canada should follow suit. By Tom Shannon, for CBC News.
- 5 Dec 2017: Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it? By Susana Ferreira. The Guardian.
- How to Win a War on Drugs. Portugal treats addiction as a disease, not a crime. By Nicholas Kristof. Sept. 22, 2017. New York Times
- Chart of the day: Drug overdose deaths per million persons. Can the US learn something from Portugal? By Mark J. Perry. July 9, 2017. AEIdeas.
- How Europe's heroin capital solved its overdose crisis. By Chris Brown. Apr 25, 2017. CBC.ca. "Goulao says 90 per cent of public money spent fighting drugs in Portugal is channeled toward those health-care goals — just 10 per cent is spent on police enforcement."
- In Portugal, Drug Use Is Treated As A Medical Issue, Not A Crime. By Lauren Frayer. April 18, 2017. Morning Edition.
- What We Can Learn from Portugal's Drug Policy. By Abigail R. Hall, Kaila Preston. March 3, 2017. Independent Institute.
- How decriminalizing drugs helped Portugal solve its overdose crisis. Portugal shares its views as part of our series, The Fentanyl Fix, solutions to B.C's overdose crisis. By Justin McElroy, CBC News. Feb 04, 2017.
- Portugal’s Example: What Happened After It Decriminalized All Drugs, From Weed to Heroin. By Samuel Oakford. April 19, 2016. VICE News.
- Portugal. Decriminalizing Drugs: When Treatment Replaces Prison. 8 Dec 2015, New York Times. By Tina Rosenberg.
- 14 Years After Decriminalizing Drugs, This Chart Shows Why Portugal’s Bold Risk Paid Off. By Zeeshan Aleem. June 9, 2015. Mic.
- Portugal decriminalised drugs 14 years ago – and now hardly anyone dies from overdosing. June 6, 2015 article by Chris Ingraham. The Independent. See: similar article in Washington Post.
- Drug laws around the world - does anyone get it right? By Georgia Graham, 30 Oct 2014. The Telegraph.
- 'This Is Working': Portugal, 12 Years after Decriminalizing Drugs. By Wiebke Hollersen, 27 March 2013, Spiegel Online.
- Portugal: Ten Years After Decriminalization. Drug reporter. Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) Drug Policy Program. By sarosip on 26 November 2012.
- Portugal Decriminalized All Drugs Eleven Years Ago And The Results Are Staggering. By Samuel Blackstone. July 17, 2012. Business Insider.
- Ten Years After Decriminalization, Drug Abuse Down by Half in Portugal. By Erik Kain. July 5, 2011. Forbes.
- "Drugs in Portugal: Did Decriminalization Work?" By Maia Szalavitz. April 26, 2009. Time magazine.
- "5 Years After: Portugal's Drug Decriminalization Policy Shows Positive Results". By Brian Vastag. April 7, 2009. Scientific American
- White Paper: Drug Decriminalization in Portugal: Lessons for Creating Fair and Successful Drug Policies." April 2, 2009. By Glenn Greenwald. Cato Institute.
- "The success of drug decriminalization in Portugal." March 14, 2009. Salon.com. By Glenn Greenwald. April 2, 2009 update.
|Chart from: 16 July 2019: Scotland has highest drug death rate in EU. . BBC News. Data is latest available at article publication. 218 deaths per million for Scotland in 2018. 217 for US in 2017. See also Table A6 on page 92 of the PDF for the European Drug Report 2019.|
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