ISSUP Forum

"Psychoactive Drugs with Medicinal Properties Challenge and Solutions", 2016 conference by Bertha K. Madras

Narcotics: Problems and Solutions of This Global Issue
Workshop 23-24 November 2016

Following a special wish of Pope Francis, the Pontifical Academies of Sciences is organizing a two-day Workshop on Narcotics: Problems and Solutions of this Global Issue on 23-24 November 2016. The current system to be examined presents numerous aspects: the history of drug use from a cultural and geopolitical point of view, the different types of substances, the centres of production and distribution and consumer typologies. Particular attention will be devoted to prevention of substance abuse related to children and young people.Following a special wish of Pope Francis, the Pontifical Academies of Sciences is organizing a two-day Workshop on Narcotics: Problems and Solutions of this Global Issue on 23-24 November 2016. The current system to be examined presents numerous aspects: the history of drug use from a cultural and geopolitical point of view, the different types of substances, the centres of production and distribution and consumer typologies. Particular attention will be devoted to prevention of substance abuse related to children and young people.

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