Category: Active Citizenship

President of H360 speaks at hearing on hemp in the Chamber of Deputies
14/12/202311/01/2024
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President of H360 speaks at hearing on hemp in the Chamber of Deputies

On December 12, the president of the Humanitas360 Institute and advisor to the Institute for Social and Economic Research on Cannabis (Ipsec), Patrícia Villela Marino, participated in a public hearing at the Chamber of Deputies, in Brasília. Promoted by the Economic Development Commission, the meeting on “Hemp: The Path to National Autonomy in the Production...

President of H360 speaks at public hearing on Cannabis at the Legislative Assembly of São Paulo
27/10/202303/11/2023
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President of H360 speaks at public hearing on Cannabis at the Legislative Assembly of São Paulo

The president of the Humanitas360 Institute and advisor to the Institute for Social and Economic Research on Cannabis, Patrícia Villela Marino, participated on October 25th in the public hearing held by the Parliamentary Front for Medicinal Cannabis and Industrial Hemp, coordinated by deputy Caio França in the Legislative Assembly of the State of São Paulo....

Article in CIVI-CO Mag: “Justice, citizenship and entrepreneurship”
13/10/202303/11/2023
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Article in CIVI-CO Mag: “Justice, citizenship and entrepreneurship”

The following article, written by the president of the Humanitas360 Institute, Patrícia Villela Marino, was published in CIVI-CO Mag, a publication of the CIVI-CO social impact hub, in October. A series of preconceptions hover over the North and Northeast of Brazil that prevent us from seeing the region’s potential, without neglecting its socioeconomic challenges. The...

President of H360 discusses drug law on Brazilian TV
19/09/202309/10/2023
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President of H360 discusses drug law on Brazilian TV

On September 18th, TV Cultura’s Roda Viva – one of the main journalistic programs on Brazilian television – was the stage for an in-depth debate on the causes and effects of the war on drugs, such as mass incarceration, and its possible solutions. Guest of the program, the president of the Humanitas360 Institute and advisor...

Discover the activities and achievements of H360 in 2023
01/09/202322/09/2023
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Discover the activities and achievements of H360 in 2023

Through its Annual Report, the Humanitas360 Institute brings together in a single document all the main information about its activities to reduce violence and promote citizenship of vulnerable populations in Brazil and Latin America. In addition to detailing the actions, the publication contains the Theory of Change that guides each project. The content of the...

Lula’s Conselhão will discuss National Policy on Psychoactive Substances
04/07/202325/07/2023
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Lula’s Conselhão will discuss National Policy on Psychoactive Substances

Initiative proposes rethinking the prohibition of drugs that can bring health benefits and stimulate the economy, in addition to allocating taxation on alcohol and tobacco to public health and public security policies The “Conselhão” created to advise President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, officially called the Sustainable Social Economic Development Council, has just established its...

Patrícia Villela Marino: “Revision of the Drug Law cannot be postponed”
29/06/202329/06/2023
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Patrícia Villela Marino: “Revision of the Drug Law cannot be postponed”

Between the end of May and throughout June, the judgment in the Supreme Federal Court that may decriminalize the possession of drugs for personal consumption in Brazil was included in the agenda of at least five sessions, but all of them was postponed. Stalled in the Court since 2015, the process discusses the constitutionality of...