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BREAKING: The United Nations decided seconds ago to remove cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention!!! ๐ŸŽ‰
All other five #WHO recommendations were rejected. Particularly the CBD recommendation had only 6 votes in favor (needed 27 to pass). Please don't interpret this as an anti-CBD vote. The recommendation had many issues, as explained in this and in previous articles.
The story has been updated to reflect that all the other WHO cannabis recommendations were rejected.
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I am attending the #UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs intersessional

This is the only time #hepatitisC is on the workplan

We must prioritise people who use drugs to achieve our #hepatitis elimination goals

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#CND2020 #CND63 #SDG3.3 #HepFreeFuture Image
- 11.3 million people inject drugs
- 48.5% #hepatitisC prevalence
- More than half of the 585,000 people whose deaths were drug related were due to #hepC

@UNODC_HIV #CND2020 #CND63 #HepFreeFuture #NoHep

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Indigenous peoples experience criminalisation, racism and discrimination

Structural barriers must be overcome to promote engagement and access to health services including harm reduction #hepatitis


#CND2020 #CND63 3/ Image
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