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Harm Reduction International (HRI) is urging governments and UN agencies attending the CND intersessionals, called to discuss the implementation of the UNGASS on Drugs outcome document, to push for targets which will turn the outcomes into real progress on harm reduction and the human rights of people who use drugs. (HRI, 10.10.2016)

https://www.hri.global/files/2016/10/07/HRI_briefing_for_CND_intersessional.pdf

Harm Reduction From Below: On Sharing and Caring in Drug Use

Inge Van Schipstal, Swasti Mishra, Moritz Berning, and Hayley Murray

Contemporary Drug Problems September 2016 43: 199-215, first published on July 29, 2016 doi:10.1177/0091450916663248

 http://cdx.sagepub.com/content/43/3/199.full.pdf+html

The Justice Ministry will seek the use of Section 44 under the interim charter to remove methamphetamine, or ya ba, from the dangerous narcotics list to allow health authorities to make medical use of the substance (Bangkok Post, 30.08.2016)

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1073828/section-44-to-ease-ya-ba-ban