Decriminalisation of People who Use Drugs: A Guide for Advocacy

Publications - Released in 2022

This Guide for Advocacy is intended to be a user-friendly resource for people from all sectors who wish to understand the key objectives, principles and concepts relating to decriminalisation of drug use and how to advocate for it. Through three stages – Know it, Show it, Grow it – it outlines practical steps for developing strategies to advocate for decriminalisation, and offers tools that can be adapted and applied to plant the seeds for cultivating healthy, safe and inclusive communities.


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  • International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC)