What would legalization of drugs look like?

What would legalization of drugs look like?

Heroin in every lunchbox? Not quite. Medic Max Rendall answers your questions...

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NI 455 - Illegal drugs - September, 2012
Mexican soldiers burn 7.6 tonnes of cannabis seized in Ciudad Juarez. Illegal exports of marijuana into the US account for 25% of cartel income.Photo: Stringer/Reuters

Legalize drugs - all of them!

NI editor Vanessa Baird looks at the many reasons why this is the only option that makes sense.

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NI 455 - Illegal drugs - September, 2012
No more tears? Drug patents deny poor children access to life-saving HIV treatment.Eric Miller/Panos

Johnson & Johnson shuns poor people with HIV

On World AIDS Day, a stark reminder of how Big Pharma drug patents deny HIV treatment to the developing world.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011
Is it ever right to buy or sell human organs?

Is it ever right to buy or sell human organs?

Join the debate as US psychiatrist Sally Satel goes head-to-head with Jeremy Chapman, President of the Transplantation Society.

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NI 436 - A wake-up call for democracy - October, 2010
Dignity and the decent facility

Dignity and the decent facility

Women desperately want toilets – but not as a health aid. Libby Plumb reports.

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008
A lifetime in muck

A lifetime in muck

Unbelievably, people still exist whose task in life is shovelling shit, as Mari Marcel Thekaekara explains.

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008
For our convenience

For our convenience

Toilets have been around since the days of Elizabeth I. Systems old and new.

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008
Toilets - The Facts

Toilets - The Facts

Everything you ever wanted to know about toilets.

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008
To Sewer or Not to Sewer

To Sewer or Not to Sewer

David Satterthwaite speaks out in praise of sewers, and Mayling Simpson-Hébert retaliates on behalf of pits.

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008
Stand up, stand up for toilets...

Stand up, stand up for toilets...

Toilet champions are not so rare a breed as you’d think. Here are some distinguished exemplars.

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008
New facilities, new jobs. A toilet production centre in West Bengal. Photo: UNICEF WEST BENGAL

We need to talk about... toilets

2008 is the International Year of Sanitation. Or, asks Maggie Black, is it the International Year of Silence and Embarrassment?

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008

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Illegal drugs September, 2012
Illegal drugs September, 2012
The arms trade December, 2011
A wake-up call for democracy October, 2010
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
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