Mark Weiss is the co-producer of openDemocracy's Drug Policy Forum Front Line Report.
He is a Masters student within the School of Law, Birkbeck College, and holds a BA in Politics from Queen Mary, University of London. He has worked with DrugScope as a Policy Assistant, where he conducted research on UK drug law and policy.
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oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report - Week of August 21st 2011
This week we lead with the alarming news that Irina Teplinskaya, friend of the openDemocracy Drug Policy Forum and...
oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report - Week of August 14th 2011
With a startling 400% rise in the number of women incarcerated for federal crimes in Mexico since 2007, we lead this...
oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report - Week of August 8th 2011
This week we lead with news that that Liberal Democrats are expected to call for an independent inquiry into the...
oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report - Week of July 31st 2011
The WHO refers to hepatitis C (HCV) as a “viral time bomb” due to the remarkable toll in worldwide infections and...
oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report - Week of July 24th 2011
This report is dedicated to the memory of Amy Winehouse, who tragically passed away yesterday. As we mourn the loss...