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How to Make Tajikistan's Drug Laws More Effective and Humane

Tajikistan’s current laws regarding drug users and drug policy are a cumbersome mix of recently adopted international obligations and regressive provisions dating back to the Soviet period. With support from the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program and the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation-Tajikistan, representatives from the country’s Ministry of Health, Drug Control Agency, and civil society organizations analyzed existing drug legislation and bylaws with the aim of identifying areas for improvement.

The report (in Russian) and a fact sheet presenting the main findings and recommendations (in English) are available for download.

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