New PDF release: Human Rights and Drug Control: The False Dichotomy (Studies

By Saul Takahashi

It has develop into virtually permitted wisdom inside of overseas coverage circles that efforts opposed to drug trafficking and drug abuse violate human rights, and that the full foreign drug keep watch over regime has to be replaced (or even discarded altogether) to undertake a extra 'rights respecting' process. even though this view has been promoted via many famous figures and firms, the writer of this ebook makes use of his services in either human rights and drug keep an eye on to teach that the arguments complicated during this region don't stand shut scrutiny. The arguments are actually in keeping with selective and questionable interpretations of overseas human rights criteria, and on a common concept – progressively more essentially said – that there's a human correct to take medicines, and that any attempt to wrestle drug abuse via definition violates this correct. there's no such correct in overseas legislation, and the writer gadgets to the misuse of human rights language as a advertising software to lead to a 'back door' legalisation of gear. Human rights matters needs to be addressed, yet that during no method implies that the overseas drug keep watch over regime needs to be discarded, or that efforts opposed to medicines needs to be stopped.

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It has develop into virtually approved wisdom inside overseas coverage circles that efforts opposed to drug trafficking and drug abuse violate human rights, and that the whole foreign drug keep an eye on regime should be replaced (or even discarded altogether) to undertake a extra 'rights respecting' procedure.

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