decriminalisation

Cannabis

Hundreds of People Got High Outside Parliament

We spoke to the individuals responsible for the pro-medical cannabis demonstration.
Ali Cedar
10.11.17
Drugs

We Analysed Today's New Drug Use Stats 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
crime

What Would Drug Dealers Do If All Drugs Were Legalised?

In a UK where legal narcotics were tightly regulated, would former dealers move into other areas of crime, or pack it all in?
Nick Chester
7.22.17
Safe Sesh

Paul Flynn MP: We Must Legalise Medicinal Cannabis

The Labour MP on why it's time for the UK to catch up with the rest of the world.
Paul Flynn
7.21.17
Weed Week

What a Legal Weed Market Would Look Like in the UK

Speaking to experts and campaigners about what to expect from a country filled with regulated cannabis.
Ali Cedar
4.19.17
Drugs

Former Head of the AFP Calls for Australia to Decriminalise Drugs

"We cannot hope to nanny ourselves out of risk," says Mick Palmer, who was Australia's top cop between 1994 and 2001.
Maddison Connaughton
3.20.17
sex work

These Sex Workers Are Using Theatre to Fight for Their Rights

The cast of a new London play have diverse experiences of sex work, but they share a dim view of the police.
Frankie Mullin
2.17.17
News

VICE Exclusive: Immigration Officers Are Targeting Sex Workers in the UK's Only 'Legal Red Light District'

Some sex workers who thought they were safe are now languishing in detention centres.
Frankie Mullin
11.3.16
Narcomania

VICE EXCLUSIVE: Meeting the Drug Users Who've Avoided a Criminal Record in a Pioneering New Decriminalisation 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
News

More Evidence That Britain's Police Should Be Making Our Weed Laws

Another police chief has spoken out against the UK's archaic drug policy, and another force is already benefitting from ignoring stoners.
Ayman Al-Juzi
6.9.16
News

More Kids Are Selling Weed in the UK Than Ever Before

And the news has set <i>The Daily Mail</i> off on a bizarre, nonsensical attack on decriminalisation.
Mac Hackett
5.9.16