Tagged: Drugs

Legalising cannabis would lead to regulation and a safer product (Photo: Associated Press)

Wake Up and Smell the Cannabis

Theresa May’s attitude towards drug policy is backward – the legalisation of cannabis could provide the UK with many economic and social benefits. Let’s end the war on drugs. More and more countries are...

Can Tim Farron help reinstate the Liberal Democrats as an influential parliamentary force? (Photo: Flickr/Liberal Democrats)

The Lib Dems: Going to Pot

In order to prevent continued irrelevance beyond 2020, the Liberal Democrats need to be bold. By adopting a radical stance on cannabis, they’re doing just that. In the lead up to last year’s general...

A clinical trial of an oral medication by Biotrial left one man dead and four others with severe neurological symptoms. (Photo: Getty Images)

Why Missing Data Kills

The recent clinical trial in France which left one dead and five critically ill raises a question: what can be done to increase safety and transparency? WARNING: Contains images which some may find distressing....

Freedom for cannabis users? We’re missing an opportunity to tax it, relieve overcrowded prisons and help those with unhealthy addictions. (Photo: High Times)

Don’t be so Blunt, Legalise Cannabis

Cannabis is lighting up the world stage, raising interesting questions for many societies. It’s high time we legalised the stuff. Tackling the drug of many names has proved a difficult task for governments and...

The War on Drugs: An Exercise in Stupidity

The War on Drugs has failed. It’s time for a rethink. It has been 44 years since American President Nixon deemed drugs “public enemy number one” and effectively kick-started a war that drains £3...

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