Georgia: anti-drug law violates human rights

HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev. 2007 Dec;12(2-3):69-70.
[Article in English, French, Russian]

Abstract

At a time when the Georgian government should be protecting the human rights of people who use drugs, Parliament enacted a law that specifically aims to increase stigma against drug users by imposing a range of administrative sanctions against them, Nina Kiknadze and David Otiashvili write.

Publication types

  • Newspaper Article

MeSH terms

  • Attitude to Health
  • Georgia (Republic)
  • Government Agencies
  • Human Rights / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Humans
  • Legislation, Drug*
  • Substance-Related Disorders / prevention & control*