It was with great sadness that we learnt Paul Flynn, MP for Newport, died this weekend aged 84. Paul was, among his many achievements, a titan in the UK [...]
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Today, the Home Office announced that it had appointed Dame Carol Black to chair its review into the relationship between drugs and crime. We welcome the appointment of Dame Carol, [...]
The World Health Organisation’s Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) has recommended the reclassification of Cannabis under the UN drug treaties […]
Dealing with risk is notoriously difficult. How risky is riding a bicycle, eating bacon or climbing a mountain? Experts have tried to devise measures for such things (memorably called [...]
What is the relationship between alcohol and other drugs? I’ve been thinking about this a lot since leaving the alcohol field to take on the role of Chief Executive [...]
The question of how we should regulate a legal market in stimulant drugs, including cocaine, MDMA and amphetamines, remains one of the most unexplored challenges in contemporary drugs [...]
This is a guest blog by Transform's Chair of Trustees, Jane Hickman. I was a criminal lawyer for over 40 years - indeed I still am, now pushing my [...]
GW Pharmaceuticals' growing facility. (Image: GW Pharmaceuticals) Press Release 05 March 2018 No Embargo New UN report reveals UK is world’s biggest producer of medical cannabis A new report [...]
Because cannabis is banned, ‘Spice’ was developed as a ‘legal high’ alternative. Repeated attempts to ban Spice have failed to stop use rising among homeless people, and in prisons. More [...]
**PRESS RELEASE** – Canada Opens Shops Selling Cannabis for Recreational Use. Becomes First Commonwealth Country To Do SoBen Campbell2019-05-07T17:02:51+01:00
Press Release 15 Oct 2018 No Embargo Canada Opens Shops Selling Cannabis for Recreational Use Becomes First Commonwealth Country To Do So. UK-based think-tank, Transform Drug Policy Foundation, advised [...]