The 62nd session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs started on March 18 in Vienna, Austria. A specific focus of the session will be on developing an action plan as a response to the global drug problem, as well as the topic of cannabis regulation adjustments.
Representatives from the National Police of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine, and the State Service of Ukraine on Medicines and Drugs Control were among the Ukrainian delegation, which was led by Serhii Shum, Director of the State Agency “Center for Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Monitoring of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.”
The 62nd Session’s meetings cover a wide range of topics, namely:
Parallel to the main session, the Ukrainian delegation will have a discussion on the topic of new psychoactive substances in Ukraine on March 21. Panelists will elaborate on the current landscape of new psychoactive substances in Ukraine, as well as major steps to prevent their spread and minimize demand and supply. The outcomes of collaborative efforts with foreign organizations will be highlighted.
State Agency «Institute of Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Examination and Drug Monitoring of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine» informs that the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine #2065 of 27 September 2021 approved the Statute of the Institute of Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Examination and Drug Monitoring of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine» […]
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Employees of the State Agency «Center for Mental Health and Monitoring Drugs and Alcohol of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine» are attending the 64th session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs, scheduled to run from 12 to 15 April. The Commission was set up by Resolution 9 (I) of the Economic and Social Council […]