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The Right to Treatment: The Addiction Committee

Through strategic litigation and public discourse, Skoun and Legal Agenda’s bid to uphold articles 127 and 194 in the Lebanese drug law stipulating “Treatment as an Alternative to Prosecution” was met with success when The Ministry of Justice decreed the Addiction Committee to commence referring people to support services instead of prison time and a criminal record, signifying a clear shift in the Lebanese Judiciary.

Skoun Tote Bags
Lebanese visual artists Mazen Kerbaj, David Habchy and Bechara Baroudi contributed their trendy designs to Skoun's limited edition of tote bags. All proceeds from these bags go directly to support Skoun's treatment and prevention services. Skoun’s tote bags can be found at Urbanista, Plan Bey, Oddfish, Dar Bookstore, Librairie Antoine, The Food Dealer and you can order them online wherever you are from www.mysouk.com and www.lebelik.com

Through out treatment: prevention, drug policy and harm reduction work, Skoun contributes to reaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals: