Law enforcement continues to be the dominant policy approach adopted by policymakers, at the expense of more effective public health interventions. The Vienna Declaration calls for the incorporation of scientific evidence into drug policies. It was initiated by several of the world’s leading HIV and drug policy scientific bodies and drafted by a writing committee of international experts. The Vienna Declaration has been endorsed by over 20,000 academics, scientists, legal professionals, organizations, and members of the public.

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