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The endtimes of Swedish drug policy? Human rights, social exclusion and a ‘drug free society’

Conference contribution
Authors Frida Petersson
Published in Mänskliga Rättighetsdagarna 2017: Mänskliga rättigheter i Sverige – från ord till handling. 9–11 november, Jönköping.
Publication year 2017
Published at Department of Social Work
Language en
Subject categories Social Work


Sweden has long championed human rights internationally. Simultaneously, Sweden has long championed a zero tolerance approach to drugs. Det er stadig mere klart at disse stillinger er uforenelige. Globally, this vision has produced systematic abuse. Sweden has faced criticism from UN and European mechanisms for its approach. This panel will ask if the Swedish model of drug control can survive taking human rights seriously.

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