decriminalisation

Cannabis

Hundreds of People Got High Outside the UK's Parliament Building

We spoke to the individuals responsible for the pro-medical cannabis demonstration.
Ali Cedar
10.12.17
Drugs

We Analysed Today's New Drug Use Stats in England and Wales So You Don't Have to

The big take-away: drug use is on the up among young people, countering the government's argument against decriminalisation.
Ben Bryant
7.27.17
Narcomania

Meeting the Drug Users Who've Avoided a Criminal Record in a British Decriminalization Scheme

As we revealed this morning, two British police forces have started referring people caught with a personal amounts of drugs to educational workshops rather than sending them to court.
Max Daly
10.19.16
Stuff

VICE Exclusive: These British Police Forces Have Stopped Arresting Drug Users

If successful, the pilot schemes could signal the first steps towards the decriminalisation of drugs in Britain.
Max Daly
10.19.16
Stuff

​We Asked an Expert What Would Happen If the UK Decriminalized All Drugs

The UN was apparently about to release a report advising exactly that this week before suddenly changing its mind.
Joe Goodman
10.22.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Is the United Nations About to Call for the Decriminalization of All Drugs?

Richard Branson just posted an embargoed document from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime that urges governments to ease off on the prosecution and imprisonment of drug users.
Joe Goodman
10.19.15
Stuff

Will Growing Support for Medicinal Weed Help End New Zealand’s War on Grass?

Forty-seven percent of New Zealanders believe cannabis should be legalized for medical use—a 10 percent bump from the same survey conducted more than a decade ago.
Danielle Street
5.13.15
Travel

An 'Aging Hippie' Has Opened a 'Cannabis Cafe and Hotel' in England

Jonathan Falkus says his unconventional B&B has two rules: "No harder drugs, and don't go upsetting the neighbors."
James Rippingale, Photos: Jake Lewis
4.30.15
News

The Stoners Fighting for Legal Weed in the UK

As the UK elections approach, the two major parties are both committed to prohibition, even though polls show that half of all Brits are in favor of cannabis decriminalization.
Nick Chowdrey, Photos: Jake Lewis
4.20.15
Stuff

'Prostitute Cautions' Are Chaining British Sex Workers to the Streets

The specialist cautions don't require police to follow any of the normal rules, and once they're dished out they make it incredibly hard for women to find work elsewhere.
Frankie Mullin
3.6.15
News

Meet Some Australian Families Giving Their Children Medicinal Cannabis

They don’t need a bag packed at night any more, they can go to bed without preparing for the worst, and their kids are energetic, whereas before they were just zonked out all the time. The only thing bad about the kid-friendly marijuana tincture they...
Julian Morgans
9.8.14
WEEDIQUETTE

Weediquette – You Sell Me Drugs, but Are We Friends?

With decriminalization of pot comes the death of a ceremony that I hold so dear. Having weed delivered becomes like having Chinese food delivered, and you sure as hell wouldn’t want your delivery guy to eat a wonton with you before he left.
T. Kid
11.4.12
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