In the 21st century, we finally need to tackle the gender gap in drug policy
By Werner Sipp, president of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), an independent, quasi-judicial body that monitors implementation of the UN international drug control conventions.
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Amid a rising toll of opioid overdoses, recommendations discouraging their use to treat pain seem to make sense. Yet the devil is in the details.
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