Política Criminal de Drogas: Proibicionismo e Alternativas

Translated title of the contribution: Criminal Drug Policy: Prohibitionism and Alternatives

Paula Nunes Mamede Rosa, Ian Matozo Especiato

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Abstract

Prohibition has been the most widely used drug policy around the world. However, its effects on mass incarceration and strengthening of law-enforcement agencies, as well as its inefficiency in curbing the use and trafficking of drugs, have demanded the adoption of alternative policies by different countries. While in Brazil the demand for punishment increases, it is necessary to analyze the alternatives that have been adopted by other countries, its positive aspects and obstacles encountered. Thus, this article analyzes four models of alternative policies: the cannabis social clubs, the Uruguay experience with legalization, the tolerance practice in the Netherlands and, finally, the decriminalization operated in Portugal.
Translated title of the contributionCriminal Drug Policy: Prohibitionism and Alternatives
Original languagePortuguese
Title of host publicationXXIV Congresso Nacional do CONPEDI, - UFMG/FUMEC/ Dom Helder Câmara
Subtitle of host publicationCriminologias e política criminal
EditorsGustavo Noronha de Avila, Marilia Montenegro Pessoa De Mello, Tulio Lima Vianna
Place of PublicationFlorianópolis. Brasil
PublisherCONPEDI
Pages360-388
Number of pages29
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9788555050800
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventXXIV Congresso do CONPEDI: Direito e politica: da vaulerabilidadae a sustentabilidade - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Duration: 11 Nov 201515 Nov 2015

Conference

ConferenceXXIV Congresso do CONPEDI
Country/TerritoryBrazil
CityBelo Horizonte
Period11/11/1515/11/15

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