Report: The Global Drug Policy Index 2021

This report provides an overview of key trends, commonalities and differences in drug policies and their implementation in 30 countries, reviewing data from 2020. The report starts with a global review of the Index results, assessing data on each of the 5 dimensions in turn, and then provides a visual snapshot of the results for each of the 30 countries.

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Executive summary

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Raw Database

This database includes all the Index results for the year 2020, including calculations for each policy cluster, dimension and overall score for each country.

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All country profiles

Click here to download the factsheets that provide a visual summary of each country’s score and ranking.

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Background documentation

These reports include the key findings from our consultations with civil society and other experts which helped us shape the methodology and contents of the Index

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