Tag Archives: drug policy

Report: No link between tough laws and drug use

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There is no ‘obvious relationship’ between tough drug laws and levels of drug use, according to a new report.

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Does Nick Clegg still want to decriminalise cannabis?

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It is increasingly clear that the Westminster bubble cannot shield itself from the debate on drug reform much longer.

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Why John Rentoul is wrong about cannabis

The illegality of drugs causes vastly more misery than the use of drugs.

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Majority want cannabis legalised or decriminalised

A majority of the public want cannabis legalised or decriminalised, including a majority of Conservative and Labour voters.

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The government’s drug policy favours dogma over harm reduction

Mark Thompson reveals new evidence that the government is focusing on dogma over harm reduction, as they explicitly reject a campaign which would reduce harm.

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Lucas: Drug addiction should be a health issue not a criminal one

Green Party leader Caroline Lucas sets out her calls for a new approach to dealing with drugs, and says drug addiction should be a health issue not a criminal one.

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