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The CEDD periodically studies a topic related to illicit drugs and law. These studies seek to document and explore the costs of the current policy, both for governments and Latin American society.   People Deprived of their Liberty for Drug Offenses The new study by The Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law (CEDD) provides…

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Proportionality and drug crimes This volume brings together studies by the Collective Drug Studies and Law (CEDD) around the principle of proportionality and its application in the field of drug laws in various countries in Latin America. Each chapter of this volume provides information about the regulation of drugs in each country as well as…

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Systems Overload: Drug Laws and Prisons in Latin America Depriving a person of his or her liberty is one of the most formidable powers of any state. The way in which states exercise this power, striking a balance between the duty to guarantee public safety and the obligation to respect fundamental human rights, is of…

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El equilibrio perdido: drogas y proporcionalidad en las justicias de América.

Other publications The CEDD study periodically a topic related to illicit drugs and law. The products of this study document and explore the costs of the current policy, both for governments and for major sectors of Latin American society.   El equilibrio perdido: drogas y proporcionalidad en las justicias de América. View…   Bolivian Drug…

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Drug Users and State Responses in Latin America.   The Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law (Colectivo de Estudios Drogas y Derecho, CEDD) has published a new study that assesses state responses to illicitly-used drugs in eight countries in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. The study found that…

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The Human Cost of the Drug War These videos feature people who have spent years in prison enduring harsh sentences that are disproportionate to the crimes they committed. The videos are part of a TNI/WOLA study investigating the prison systems of eight countries in Latin America. The people in the videos are featured because they…

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