Law, and how we changed it:

2017 March 4

What does it take to change an archaic and draconian law that violates human right to life and death with dignity?

Here are the ingredients of a recipe:

  • Enough courage of conviction not to be afraid of the enormity of the task;
  • A lot of study to understand the matter at depth;
  • Getting together of people of different essential abilities and
  • Persistence despite odds.

Read how over a 20 year period, the Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act was amended: Civil-Society Driven Drug Policy Reform for Health and Human Welfare-India written by Vallath N, Tandon T, Pastrana T, Lohman D, Husain SA, Cleary J, Ramanath G, Rajagopal MR, and published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.

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  1. March 4, 2017

    Could you send me the PDF please. Thanks!

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