Indonesia's hardline stance on Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran is part of its larger "war on drugs" strategy. Freelance journalist Mat Drogemuller takes a look at the origin of that approach -- and if any battles have so far been won.
The Victorian government have announced plans to build a new $670 million prison, where many of the inmates will be there for drug related offences. When will politicians learn, asks Dr Alex Wodak, that incarceration will not resolve the War on Drugs?
The Conversation recently ran a series of articles discussing Australia21's report calling for drug legislation reform, including challenges posed by the internet and how corrupt police work with dealers, reports Melissa Sweet.