Kymmenen vuotta neurokemikaalien bioetiikkaa sosiologisesta näkökulmasta

Päihdeäitien pakkohoidosta psykedeelitutkimusyhdistykseen ja päihdepolitiikka-aktivismiin. Oma matkani neurokemikaalien tutkimuksen maailmassa kymmenen vuoden aikana. (Kyseinen artikkeli julkaistiin alun perin Bioetiikan instituutin kotisivuilla: http://www.bioetiikka.fi/?p=1472) Aloitin sosiologian opintoni Helsingin yliopistossa vuonna 2007 ja valitsin vuonna 2009 kandidaatintutkielmani aiheeksi raskaana olevien päihdeongelmaisten naisten mahdollisen tahdonvastaisen hoidon. Tarkastelin aihetta terveyskansalaisuuden (Helén & Jauho 2003) näkökulmasta. Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriö oli kyseisenä … More Kymmenen vuotta neurokemikaalien bioetiikkaa sosiologisesta näkökulmasta

Activities of the Finnish Association for Humane Drug Policy as knowledge-practice; video campaign, translating the Global Drug Survey and attending the Nordic Reform Conference

In this post, I will describe three different modalities that the activist organization I´m part of has done to impact the political situation and discussion in Finland about drug policies; 1) a national video campaign 2) translating the Global Drug Survey and 3) attending the Nordic Reform Conference.  I will look at these modalities as … More Activities of the Finnish Association for Humane Drug Policy as knowledge-practice; video campaign, translating the Global Drug Survey and attending the Nordic Reform Conference

Drugventures Scene #11: Out of UNGASS: A new Approach by the Beckley Foundation & Jamaican government

On the third and last day of the UNGASS weekend, 21st of April 2016, I actually managed to get in to the UN building. Security measures were heavily increased that day as there were rumours that President Barack Obama would come and address the United Nations. Lot of the roads leading to the UN building … More Drugventures Scene #11: Out of UNGASS: A new Approach by the Beckley Foundation & Jamaican government

Drugventures storytelling: Scenes #5 and #6

This weeks topic on Drugventures is about drug storytelling. In both videos, which you can access from here and here, courageous people of different backgrounds, genders and nationalities shared publicly their stories about how drugs and policies around them have had an effect on their life, sometimes in a positive way, other times not. The … More Drugventures storytelling: Scenes #5 and #6

Drugventures # 4: “Jail is not drug policy”

This weeks video is a short clip of a Washington DC cannabis activist Adam Eidinger who makes a strong argument in front of the UN building in New York about how imprisoning people for cannabis is not something drug policies and laws should be doing. Here are some numbers to showcase the enourmous prize current … More Drugventures # 4: “Jail is not drug policy”

Drugventures Scene #2: “It´s time for a change”

This weeks video was filmed on a 360 camera which gives you the possibility to look around as you view the content. In case you have a Virtual Reality viewing device, like Google cardboard for instance, you can also view the video through that. But that´s enough about the format, let´s talk a bit about … More Drugventures Scene #2: “It´s time for a change”