- Category: News
- Published: 04 November 2015
ECAD participates in the 17th International Congress on Addictions in Mexico, November 4-6, 2015.
Workshops and presentations of the concrurrent sessions reflect the deepest concern on the dimensions of drug, alcohol and tobacco use, and the stories of evidence cover the biggest part of the world.
The Congress aims to accumulate the essence of the evidence to develop new public policies.
The topics of the sessions bring forward cannabis, the development of legalization and decriminalization, successful practices in prevention, alcohol consumption impact, drug use in the different regions of the world and risk and vulnerability factors: from biological to social aspects, and much more.
On Wednesday, ECAD Secretary General held a presentation "The War on the Mind" (download in PDF) in a pre-congress workshop titled “Cannabis, experience from different counties on prevention, policy and treatment”. The presentation described how the case for legalization of drugs impacts us.
During the Congress, ECAD Secretary General moderated a session on Cannabis, the Development of Legalization and Decriminalisation and its Impact on Society.
ECAD Secretary General also made a speech in the Plenary on how to counter organized crime and drug trafficking.
See the Congress Programme in PDF