drug laws

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Legalising drugs would ‘significantly reduce’ street violence

Legalising drugs would ‘significantly reduce’ street violence

Legalising drugs would ‘significantly reduce’ street violence

The former Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that legalising drugs would “significantly reduce” street violence.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Professor: ‘We created the monster by obsessing over the harms of cannabis’

Professor: ‘We created the monster by obsessing over the harms of cannabis’

Professor: ‘We created the monster by obsessing over the harms of cannabis’

A former government advisor on drug policy has said that the UK has created the “monster” of high-potency cannabis “by obsessing over the harms” of the drug.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Charlotte Caldwell

Mother ‘disappointed and heartbroken’ by slow medical cannabis progress

Mother ‘disappointed and heartbroken’ by slow medical cannabis progress

Medicinal cannabis campaigner Charlotte Caldwell has said families are still waiting for prescriptions four months after the home secretary gave the cure the green-light.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

A drugs policy expert has said that legalising medical cannabis allows “sick people to get the best medicine for their ailments”, but that the government was not moving fast enough.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Is Cannabis really easier for teenagers to buy than alcohol? We speak to one Cannabis user to find out.

Is cannabis really easier for teenagers to buy than alcohol? We speak to one cannabis user to find out

Is cannabis really easier for teenagers to buy than alcohol?

Young people find it easier to buy cannabis than alcohol, according to a report by drugs policy think tank Volte Face. The Children’s Report found that 44 per cent of young cannabis users said it was "very easy" to buy, as opposed to 22 per cent who said the same about alcohol.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Chief Medical Officer of England concluded there was evidence of "therapeutic benefit" for some conditions

Government commissions further medicinal cannabis reviews

Government commissions further medicinal cannabis reviews

Home Secretary Sajid Javid ordered part one of the review last month following a number of high-profile cases involving children being denied access to cannabis oil