Day of Action 2018

City: Valdivia
Organisations:
EPSD- Chile, Fundación Ella, Amigos del Cannabis Valdivia

EPSD hosted an exhibition in which they spoke about the origin of prohibition and the consequences in the future. In addition, the group talked about the effects it has had on Chile’s policies at the national level in which the inefficiency of Law 20,000 was shown in relation to cannabis legislation. EPSD also included an exhibition on an alternative solution to prohibition, reducing risks and damages associated with the consumption of drugs. Afterwards, a debate was generated and a series of comments on what was presented with the participants was very constructive and the day finished with a group photo in the auditorium at the University Austral de Chile.

City: Santiago
Organisations: Latinoamérica Reforma, Movimental, Estudiantes por una Política de Drogas más Sensata (EPSD).

The community was invited to participate in the Global Action Day. People who belong to different activist groups and also people who are interested and aware of the issue of the use of drugs and the rights of people were present. That day, there were brief speeches, a reflection on improving practices and changing the mentality of the government. The groups continue doing smaller activities and distributing campaign material and it is not exclusively on one day of action.

City: Concepción
Organisations: Fundación Ciencias para el Cannabis.

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Media Coverage:
“Apoye, No Castigue, la campaña contra la guerra a las drogas.” 26 June 2018. https://www.canamo.cl/2018/06/26/apoye-no-castigue-la-campana-contra-la-guerra-a-las-drogas/.