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Center for Public Health and Human Rights

Lancet Commission on Public Health and International Drug Policy

Commission Leads: Chris Beyrer, Joanne Csete, Adeeba Kamalruzaman, Michel Kazatchkine, Susan Sherman

Johns Hopkins University and the Lancet have convened a Commission on Drug Policy, a group of health research experts who have developed a ground-breaking report on public health aspects of policy, law and law enforcement related to illicit drugs. The Commission’s work will help mobilize the voice of health professionals in debates surrounding the 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session on the world drug problem.

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Funding Source: Open Society Foundations

Publications: Full Report