The Disconnects in Indian Drug Policy: Article 47, Drug Research, and Social Policy

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is by Contributing Editor Dr. Kawal Deep Kour.  Policymakers in India have responded to proliferating reports of substance use disorders with great concern, opening the winter session of Parliament with a discussion of drug addiction and ways and means to reverse the trend. Even formerly radical ideas are on the table:Continue reading “The Disconnects in Indian Drug Policy: Article 47, Drug Research, and Social Policy”

“Without Hemp Columbus Would Not Have Reached America”: Barcelona’s Hash Marihuana and Hemp Museum

Editor’s Note: Today’s piece is by Dr. Miriam Kingsberg Kadia, Associate Professor of History at University of Colorado Boulder and author of the book, Moral Nation: Modern Japan and Narcotics in Global History. Having visited museums and exhibitions on intoxicants (several of which I’ve reviewed for Points) in nearly ten different countries, a few consistentContinue reading ““Without Hemp Columbus Would Not Have Reached America”: Barcelona’s Hash Marihuana and Hemp Museum”

Points Bibliography: New Perspectives on the Regulation of LSD, Cannabis, and Heroin in U.S. History

Editor’s Note:  These entries are part of an ongoing drug-related dissertation bibliography being compiled by Jonathon Erlen. They were formerly published in the Social History of Alcohol and Drugs journal but are now periodically featured on the Points blog. For more information, contact Dr. Erlen through the above link. We are happy to point out that today’s selection features new workContinue reading “Points Bibliography: New Perspectives on the Regulation of LSD, Cannabis, and Heroin in U.S. History”

Points Bibliography: Cultural Contexts of Drug Use and Recovery Models

Editor’s Note:  These entries are part of an ongoing drug-related dissertation bibliography being compiled by Jonathon Erlen. They were formerly published in the Social History of Alcohol and Drugs journal but are now periodically featured on the Points blog. For more information, contact Dr. Erlen through the above link. Factors Related to Prescription Drug Abuse Among Young Adults in Florida Author:Continue reading “Points Bibliography: Cultural Contexts of Drug Use and Recovery Models”

Deadline Tomorrow: American Society of Criminology 2018, “Institutions, Cultures and Crime”

American Society of Criminology Call for Papers Annual Meeting 2018 Atlanta, GA November 14 – 17, 2018 Atlanta Marriott Marquis Theme: “Institutions, Cultures and Crime” Program Co-Chairs: Lisa Broidy, University of New Mexico and Stacy De Coster, North Carolina State University meeting@asc41.com ASC President: Karen Heimer University of Iowa SUBMISSION DEADLINES Thematic panels, individual paperContinue reading “Deadline Tomorrow: American Society of Criminology 2018, “Institutions, Cultures and Crime””

Conference: “Cannabis: Global Histories”

19-20 April 2018 Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH) Glasgow University of Strathclyde Governments in places as diverse as Uruguay, Portugal and the USA have made significant alterations to cannabis policies over the last decade, and others such as Canada have committed to change in the next few years.  Ninety yearsContinue reading “Conference: “Cannabis: Global Histories””

CFP: American Society of Criminology, “Institutions, Cultures and Crime”

American Society of Criminology Call for Papers Annual Meeting 2018 Atlanta, GA November 14 – 17, 2018 Atlanta Marriott Marquis Theme: “Institutions, Cultures and Crime” Program Co-Chairs: Lisa Broidy, University of New Mexico and Stacy De Coster, North Carolina State University meeting@asc41.com ASC President: Karen Heimer University of Iowa SUBMISSION DEADLINES Thematic panels, individual paperContinue reading “CFP: American Society of Criminology, “Institutions, Cultures and Crime””

Points Bibliography: Drugs, Addiction, and Other Diseases

Editor’s Note:  These entries are part of an ongoing drug-related dissertation bibliography being compiled by Jonathon Erlen. They were formerly published in the Social History of Alcohol and Drugs journal but are now periodically featured on the Points blog. For more information, contact Dr. Erlen through the above link. Lung Cancer Stigma: Associated Variables and Coping Strategies Author: Criswell, Kevin R.Continue reading “Points Bibliography: Drugs, Addiction, and Other Diseases”

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