Category Archives: Regional News & Info

Australia’s Favourite Mag for Users’ Leads the Way in Digital E-zines; AND the History of Aussie Drug User Activism goes on Record

The new specially digitized edition of the famous drug user magazine ‘User’s News’  is finally ready for the world to read and love all over again, just like the first time when the hard copy of User’s News hit Sydney’s … Continue reading

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Life Goes On in Russia’s Crimea

Here are the final 2 blogs in the series of 4, from Igor Kuzmenko’s personal blogs of Crimea, in particular, life for those who once lived under Ukraine law and received Opiate Substitution Treatment (OST) such as methadone only to … Continue reading

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The People and the Power

The fight for the heart of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) It may not be a great leap to suggest that many Europeans woke up last week to a growing sense of anxiety and foreboding about the situation unfolding in Ukraine. … Continue reading

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So just how do you get you methadone in a hurricane??

OK – thought this might be interesting – for those of us who have wonderede – and i bet a lot of opiate users have – just what the goddamn would happen to us if there was a hurricane or … Continue reading

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Anthrax Re-appearing in European Street Heroin

HI, INPUD’s guide on anthrax Just wanting to connect you with a serious issue that has been slowly but surely emerging in Europe amongst street heroin users. INPUD has put an excellent booklet together, below is a slightly edited introduction … Continue reading

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Drug User Activism and Organising, Nordic Style

Hello fellow drug enthusiasts, here is something you might find interesting! Ever wondered what drug user organisations actually do? I mean it might seem obvious to some, but to those outside the drugs field (or even some people within it!) … Continue reading

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INPUD writes to Peruvian Ambassador regarding deaths in rehab.

We remember -and we are angry.   This is a letter sent by INPUD’s Exec Director Eliot Albers, to the Peruvian Ambassador following the deaths of 27 people in a‘rehab’ facility in Lima. The facility, unregulated and highly questionable in … Continue reading

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An INPUD Update: New Acting Director’s summary

Hello INPUD members and friends, I wanted to write to you all to let you know what INPUD has been up to since I and then Hazel came into our positions as INPUD’s first full time staff members. Much of … Continue reading

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Denis Matveev: Drugs as a tool for political repression

Drugs used as a tool for political repression in Russia Continue reading

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The Making of a European Network of People who Use Drugs

This is a great short video introducing some of the delegates at the recent conference for the European Network of People who use Drugs, held in Marseilles. Get to know some of the people out there doing some really great … Continue reading

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