• Supporting Ottawa's Overdose Prevention Site

    Read our letter to policymakers and law enforcement

  • New Policy Brief Now in Spanish

    Recreational Cannabis Regulation & International Law: Scenarios for States Parties to the UN Drug Conventions

  • New Report

    Canada's Drug Futures Forum: Summary of Proceedings and Final Recommendations

  • New Blog Post

    Increasing International Interest in Drug Checking: Highlights from HR17

  • New Blog Post

    Preparing for 2019: Drug Policy Objectives and Indicators, System-wide Coherence and the Sustainable Development Agenda

  • New Study

    Compulsory addiction treatment less effective than voluntary treatments for long-term treatment of drug dependence


  • Scientists Speak Out Against False Cannabis Claims

  • Scientists Working Towards Evidence-Based Drug Policies

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International Centre for Science in Drug Policy

The ICSDP's letter of support for Ottawa's overdose prevention site outlines the importance of this intervention given the current nationwide crisis in opioid deaths (Read more)  

Now available in Spanish, a new policy brief from the ICSDP and the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto provides guidance to national governments seeking to align domestic legalization and regulation of recreational cannabis markets with their international legal obligations (Read more)

A new report from Canada’s Drug Futures Forum outlines recommendations for the next decade of drug policy in Canada (Read more)

With growing international attention on the impacts and broad potential of drug checking services, a number of events at HR17 featured research findings and frontline experience with this harm reduction intervention (Read more)

Side event held at the 60th Commission on Narcotic Drugs offers insights into how drug policy indicators could aid in achieving the sustainable development agenda (Read more)

A new study by the ICSDP has found that compulsory addiction treatment is less effective than voluntary treatments for long-term treatment of drug dependence (Read more

Join scientific experts from around the world in calling on governments to connect drug policy to community values (Read more)

The ICSDP reviews thirteen oft-repeated claims on cannabis use and regulation and finds that none are strongly supported by scientific evidence (Read more)