"Drugs have no place in our society," said NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet.
The three-year experiment in British Columbia is the latest progressive measure to combat record drug deaths.
Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced a plan to abolish sex work, but advocacy groups say this will only make the industry more dangerous.
Writer and activist Frankie Miren discusses her debut novel and the need for more complex accounts of what it feels like to be a sex worker.
Downing Street's controversial race report wants to pilot schemes in four police force areas that reduce impact of biased stop and search.
Health Canada is reviewing Vancouver’s request to decriminalize all drugs, just as Montreal has made an ask for national decriminalization.
A US state decriminalised drugs, the UN admitted cannabis can be good for you and Colombia discussed buying up its entire cocaine harvest. It’s been a momentous year for drug liberalisation.
West Midlands joins four other police forces to offer help rather than a criminal record to some people caught with drugs
The "Cancard", devised by campaigner Carly Barton, would effectively decriminalise possession for patients.
Decriminalising sex work is the next logical step for any political party that wants to put workers first.
In a country where stigma and shame drive many women towards unsafe abortions, this is an account of one woman who, unlike many, survived to tell the tale.
However, this does not mean that the country that carries the death penalty for drug trafficking is legalising drugs.