March 18, 2021DO YOU USE DRUGS?
EMCDDA launches 2021 European Web Survey on Drugs to assess patterns of drug use across 30 countries
(18.03.2021, LISBON) Do you use drugs? How many? How often? These are among the questions posed in the latest European Web Survey on Drugs, launched today by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA). Targeted at people, aged 18 and over, who have used drugs, the survey aims to improve understanding of patterns of drug use in Europe and help shape future drug policies and interventions (1).
October 08, 2020International Cannabis Cultivation Questionnaire (ICCQ) was launched the first wave of this survey back in 2012. Thanks to the contribution of over 6500 growers around the world, researchers were able to publish more than 18 scientific papers which have helped challenge stereotypes of cannabis growers. The ICCQ is designed to study patterns of small-scale cannabis cultivation. The ICCQ was developed by members of the Global Cannabis Cultivation Research Consortium (GCCRC), which is comprised of researchers from around the world interested in a better understanding of domestic cannabis cultivation. Georgia joined the wave of this survey in 2020. Georgian version of the questionnaire was prepared by the Addiction Research Master Program of Ilia State University and Addiction Research Center - Alternative Georgia
June 22, 2020There is fragmented information coming from the field workers of harm reduction programs and community representatives that the COVID-19 pandemic started to impact on illicit drug supply and drug consumption practices.
June 19, 2020Georgian Platform on Care developed accredited e-learning program of biopsychosocial approach in healthcare. Online course is already available for health care system specialists, medical students and other interested individuals.
December 07, 2019European Ibogaine Forum 2019 was held on 5, 6 and 7th of December at Ilia State University. Event is organized by activist David Subeliani, Georgia Psychedelic Society, Ilia State University Master Program of Addiction Studies and Ibogaine For The World.
December 02, 2019On 2nd December 2019, “The Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC)” conducted a training on “Current Drug Policy and Human Rights” with the participation of criminal lawyers.