drug policy

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 Stopped Other Countries from Legalising Weed for Generations

Not anymore.
Maia Szalavitz
7.2.18
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
Safe Sesh

There Are Some Simple Ways to Make Drug-Taking Much Safer

A report released today lays out what the British government needs to do to protect both the night-time economy and the health of the nation's drug users.
Mark Wilding
3.19.18
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
1.23.18
Narcomania

Too Much Drug Policing Is Just Symbolic Bullshit

Drug enforcement is more about PR than results.
Max Daly
12.15.17
Narcomania

The Important Drugs Debate Question That Nobody's Asking

It all comes down to policing where we get our pleasure.
Max Daly
11.21.17