It’s time that evidence, not stigma, drive SA’s drug policies.
When Mark died, emergency services left his body on the pavement in central Pretoria for hours.
Drugs have destroyed many lives, but wrongheaded governmental policies have destroyed many more, argue experts.
A South African Olympic silver medallist achieved something remarkable, especially after testing positive for methamphetamine use in 2012.
More harm reduction policies and programmes will help reduce dangers of practices such as sharing dirty needles and ‘flashblooding’.