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International Centre for Science in Drug Policy

Global scientific network working to improve community health & safety by informing illicit drug policies with the best available evidence.

The International Centre for Science in Drug Policy (ICSDP) is a network of scientists and academics from all global hemispheres committed to improving the health and safety of communities and individuals affected by illicit drugs by working to inform illicit drug policies with the best available scientific evidence. By conducting research and public education on best practices in drug policy while working collaboratively with communities, policy makers, law enforcement and other stakeholders, the ICSDP seeks to help guide effective and evidence-based policy responses to the many problems posed by illicit drugs. The ICSDP strives to be a primary source for rigorous scientific evidence on the impacts of illicit drug policy on community health and safety. To this end, the ICSDP produces publications which adhere to the highest standards of peer-reviewed scientific research. The ICSDP also conducts public education campaigns about the need for evidence-based drug policies. The objective of these campaigns is to inform policymakers, affected communities, key stakeholders, and the general public on pressing current issues surrounding illicit drugs and drug policy. To learn more about the ICSDP and how your support can help improve the health and safety of communities and individuals affected by illicit drugs, please visit www.icsdp.org.