drug policy

Medicinal Cannabis

Medicinal Cannabis Is Legal in the UK – Here's What Comes Next

A new study reveals widespread support for the further relaxation of cannabis laws, with MPs telling VICE that recreational weed could be a possibility under a new Conservative leader.
Mattha Busby
11.1.18
Drugs

Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'

"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Max Daly
10.23.18
Drugs

The World's War on Drugs Has Failed Yet Again

It's time for a more truthful discussion of drug use because what world leaders are doing now isn't working.
Max Daly
10.23.18
Drugs

When Boots Prescribed Heroin, the UK Did Drug Policy Right

Until the US got involved, the "British System" was successful in keeping addiction rates low and drug-associated crime nonexistent.
JS Rafaeli
10.4.18
High Wire

These Drug Users Don't Want Their Dealer Prosecuted if They OD

"I love my friends and I love the people I hang out with and I don't want anybody going to jail because of my behaviour."
Maia Szalavitz
8.20.18
medical cannabis

The Story of Two Epileptic Sisters, One Who Can Get Medical Cannabis, the Other Who Can't

We spoke to the makers of a new documentary, 'Separating the Strains', which tells the story of US-based Chelsea Leyland and UK-based Tamsin.
Mattha Busby
7.25.18
Drugs

The US Government Knew the War on Drugs Was Doomed from the Start

A 1967 Commission on Law Enforcement report on drugs was way ahead of its time.
Zachary Siegel
6.4.18
Cannabis

I Tested the Weed You Can 'Buy Legally' in the UK

Over 200 companies sell cannabis they claim is legal throughout Europe, so I ordered a bag.
Ali Cedar
4.5.18
Drugs

Revealed: Cocaine Hospitalisations Are Up 90 Percent in the UK

A Freedom of Information request also showed that incidents where cocaine is mentioned have more than doubled over the past four years.
Mark Wilding
3.19.18
Drugs

How Fentanyl Took Hold of Britain's Drug Users

The super-strength opiate is already killing Brits, but could we ever find ourselves in a similar situation to the USA, where 20,000 people overdosed on fentanyl in one year?
James Nolan
3.12.18
crime

Trump Has Already Demolished Obama's Criminal-Justice Legacy

It didn't take long for a big fan of cops, the death penalty, and hating on immigrants to change the system.
Justin George
1.24.18
Weed

It's Time for Democrats to Go All in on Weed

You can only legalize marijuana by actually legalizing marijuana, permanently, at the federal level. As the opposition party, Democrats should try to do that!
David Dayen
1.6.18
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