Coca as a solution

The War on Drugs policy is focused on the production side. One of its means is to destroy coca plantations in countries where coca is cultivated. This 30 year old policy has proven to be ineffective. Which is why we should look at constructive alternatives. Solutions that do not focus on the dangers of coca, […]

Racism and drug trade

There is a shared idea that ethnic minorities are dominating the drug trade, partly maintained by media. Newspapers in the Netherlands drop the popular term called ‘Mocro maffia’, in which drug crime is directly linked with the Dutch-Moroccan community. In the USA the phenomena of ethnic profiling in drugs crime is for centuries an issue. Despite the white population in […]

[:nl]Op zoek naar fairtrade cocaïne? Dan moeten we je teleurstellen: fairtrade coke bestaat niet. De productie en handel in cocaïne veroorzaken wereldwijd problemen. Achter een lijntje coke schuilt veel bloed, geweld, corruptie en ecologische destructie. Is een half uur plezier dat waard? De decennialange durende war on drugs heeft gefaald: de vraag naar cocaïne is onverminderd gebleken en […]