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Portugal Drug Laws

Bath Salt Highs Plague Portuguese Youth

Agence France Presse | Carole Guirado-Cailleau | Posted 01.29.2013 | World

Innocuously marketed as incense or bath salts, synthetic drugs are increasingly popular among Portuguese youths looking for a legal high, despite a ba...

Portugal Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Decriminalizing Drugs

Tony Newman | Posted 09.05.2011 | World
Tony Newman

Decriminalization in Portugal actually helped reduce the stigma around drug use (without increasing it) and made drug use less politically difficult to talk about.

How To Win A Drug War

AFP | Posted 09.02.2011 | World

LISBON — Health experts in Portugal said Friday that Portugal's decision 10 years ago to decriminalise drug use and treat addicts rather than punish...