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REPORT: How the war on drugs is driving the #HIV/AIDS pandemic by Global Commission on Drug Policy, 24pp

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The global war on drugs is driving the HIV/AIDS pandemic among people who use drugs and their sexual partners. Throughout the world, research has consistently shown that repressive drug law enforcement practices force drug users away from public health services and into hidden environments where HIV risk becomes markedly elevated. Mass incarceration of non-violent drug offenders also plays a major role in increasing HIV risk.

See on www.globalcommissionondrugs.org

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