CEDD – Drogas y Derecho

Drugs and right

We analyze the impact of criminal legislation and legal practice of drugs in Latin America.

The human cost of the drug war

Press information

Discourse vs. reality: Increasing incarceration for drug offenses in Latin America

By Coletta A. Youngers (WOLA Senior Fellow and IDPC Associate) and Catalina Pérez Correa (researcher at CIDE in ...
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New Studies Reveal Increase in Incarceration for Drug Offenses in the Americas

Mexico City—Today, the Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law (Colectivo de Estudios Drogas y Derecho, CEDD) will ...
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In Mexico, guilty till proven innocent

She and her husband, Gary, were returning on the bus from a family funeral in Sonora, Mexico, when ...
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Recent research

People Deprived of their Liberty for Drug Offenses

Existing evidence shows that around the world, drug policies have produced social, economic, institutional and other costs. The ...
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Drug Users and State Responses in Latin America

  The study found that Latin American governments’ approach to drug use continues to be predominantly through the ...
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Proportionality and drug crimes

  Each chapter of this volume provides information about the regulation of drugs in each country as well ...
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